Saving Mes Aynak, Revisited

Jan 15, 2015

Mes Aynak, one of Afghanistan's most important cultural treasures, may be destroyed by the end of 2015. My documentary, Saving Mes Aynak, which deals with the imminent threat facing the ancient city of Mes Aynak in Afghanistan, will have its premiere at the prestigious Festival International...

The Race to Save Mes Aynak (Part 2/2)

Feb 02, 2014

What will the fate of Afghanistan's culture be? Fair Observer’s Central & South Asia Editor, Will Calhoun, speaks to Brent E. Huffman about the efforts to preserve Mes Aynak — a vast and rich archaeological site in Logar Province,...

The Race to Save Mes Aynak: In Pictures

Feb 01, 2014

Read Brent E. Huffman's interview with Fair Observer's Will Calhoun here.

The Race to Save Mes Aynak (Part 1/2)

Feb 01, 2014

What will the fate of Afghanistan's culture be? Years of war have ravaged Afghanistan's archeological heritage. The demolition of the Buddhas of Bamiyan only presaged what would be a decade of destruction, smuggling, and looting of Afghanistan's rich...