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Trump's warned of bombing Iranian cultural sites, though U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says the U.S. military does not plan to do so. We talk with a professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Yale University about the significance of these historic sites. Also, Facebook says it's banning deepfakes, or videos manipulated with the intention to mislead. The move has already drawn criticism for not going far enough to combat the spread of disinformation. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 7, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on January 7, 2020.

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