State of War: Syria’s Crusader Castles and Medieval Fortresses

TIME looks at a number of Syria's most famous medieval fortresses, some of which are nearly a millennium old.

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What a crime it would be if any of these old fortresses should be destroyed during this on-going conflict. Though all of them together could never compare to the loss of even one life, it would still be a tremendous blow to the history of a beautiful country.