A local archaeologist holds two molded bricks with Kufic script from the Towers of Ghazni in Afghanistan in October 2011. The U.S. State Department invests
A local archaeologist holds two molded bricks with Kufic script from the Towers of Ghazni in Afghanistan in October 2011. The U.S. State Department invests in restoring ancient sites around Afghanistan as a tenet of the agencyƂ s public diplomacy mission, and the Department of Defense employs archeologists to teach soldiers how to avoid destroying them. (S.K. Vemmer/Department of State)