October 19, 2021
Economy on the Brink, Taliban Rely on Former Technocrats
By Samya Kullab
"Why would I expect them to understand international monetary policy?” one official said of the Taliban.
August 26, 2021
Taliban Takeover: World Bank and IMF Halt Aid; US Freezes Afghan Assets
By Catherine Putz
The Taliban can’t get its hands on Afghanistan’s money, much of which is held in the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York. And aid agencies are pausing funding, too.