Deciding Between Heritage and Hard Cash in Afghanistan

Source of News Item: 
Time
November 2011
<p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Time</em> offers an update on the excavations at Afghanistan&rsquo;s ancient Buddhist temple complex known as Mes Aynak. The site will eventually be destroyed when a Chinese mining company begins to extract copper from the land. The article also discusses the link between the black market in antiquities and terrorism.</p>