Once a citadel housing about 3,000 people, it was destroyed by the Mongols in the 13th century.The invaders also leveled the nearby city that the fortress had protected and massacred all its inhabitants (possibly 150,000) and animals.For example, soybean products, such as textured vegetable protein (TVP), are ingredients in many meat and dairy substitutes. Glycine soja is the wild ancestor of Glycine max, and grows wild in China, Japan, Korea and Russia.The beans contain significant amounts of phytic acid, dietary minerals and B vitamins. includes the cultivated soybean, Glycine max (L.) Merr., and the wild soybean, Glycine soja Sieb. Like some other crops of long domestication, the relationship of the modern soybean to wild-growing species can no longer be traced with any degree of certainty.By fax:(571) 204-3800(please include a phone number where we may call you) Contact the Office of Inspector General Contact the Employment Verification Office The United States and its partners continue to face a growing number of global threats and challenges.The CIA’s mission includes collecting and analyzing information about high priority national security issues such as international terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, cyber attacks, international organized crime and narcotics trafficking, regional conflicts, counterintelligence threats, and the effects of environmental and natural disasters.
View of the shell of the "Large Buddha" and surrounding caves in Bamyan.
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The dark green areas on the right side along rivers indicate agricultural areas.
Snow-fed streams allow sufficient irrigation to transform relatively arid soils into productive fields. View from Shahr-i-Zohok (the "Red City") in Bamyan Province.