This CBS report echoes what the Taliban did to the Bamiyan Buddha in Afghanistan. When will we learn that radical Islam deserves no protection since they have shown a complete repudiation of civil behavior, or of civilization for that matter.
Now, when was the last time you heard or read of "radical" Jews or Christians defacing and destroying archaeological, cultural or historical artifacts? Does this not seem to be behavior symptomatic of a particular world-view?
Radical Islamists lay waste to Timbuktu heritage