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Afghanistan's Money Problem

Afghanistan's Money Problem

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Workers count banknotes of various currencies at the headquarters of the Da Afghanistan Bank, Afghanistan's central bank, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Afghanistan's economy changed — almost overnight — when the Taliban retook control of the county. What does that mean for Afghanistan's access to foreign aid, trade and the bricks of Afghan gold sitting in the basement of a New York building?

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