>23 February 2006 (Source : StudioBriefing)
U.S. officials are keeping a low profile regarding the Turkish movie
The Valley of the Wolves: Iraq aka Kurtlar Vadisi Irak , even as the film continues to attract huge audiences in Turkey and Germany.
Zecharia Sitchin (born 1922) is an author of books promoting
the ancient astronaut theory for human origins.
He attributes the creation of the ancient Sumerian culture to the Annunaki (or Nephilim)
from a hypothetical planet named Nibiru in the solar system.
He asserts that Sumerian mythology reflects this view,
though his speculations are largely ignored by mainstream scientists and historians
who see many problems with both his translations and understanding of physics.