Preserving cultural history can be a key to national pride, and eventually, peace. By December, the Mes Aynak Buddhist Temple in Afghanistan, which is over 1500 years old and survived the Taliban regime and al-Qaeda, will be destroyed by a Chinese mining company, for large copper deposits recently found under the soil. http://www.change.org/petitions/president-hamid-karzai-prevent-destruction-of-ancient-site-of-mes-aynak-the-environmental-damage The link above is an attempt to save the tem...



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