PERHAPS THE IRAQI MUSEUM WAS SACKED BY UN INSPECTORS:
Evidently some of the diplomatic corps in Manhattan would boost TV's from a smashed storefront window given the opportunity. From TIME magazine:
"Hunger pains can apparently turn even the most upstanding diplomat into a looter. At noon on Friday, food workers at the U.N. headquarters walked off their jobs, calling a wildcat strike. The result: none of the U.N.'s five restaurants and bars was staffed. The walkout left thousands of U.N. employees scrounging for lunch — eventually, the masses stripped the cafeterias of everything, including the silverware. "