Fieldnotes: News Briefs
Deciding Between Heritage and Hard Cash in Afghanistan
Time - November 17, 2011

 

Time offers an update on the excavations at Afghanistan’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.

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http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2099676,00.html