Opinion | Let Innocent Afghans Have Their Money

Opinion | Let Innocent Afghans Have Their Money

The Editorial Board Let Innocent Afghans Have Their Money Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. Malnourished children with withered arms have been arriving at clinics in Afghanistan for months now. Although the markets are full of food, too many people lack the money to buy it. Since U.S. forces withdrew and the Taliban seized control in August, prices have skyrocketed. Even those people lucky enough to have savings in the bank have to line up for hours to withdraw a small fraction of it. Banks are so low on cash that they have placed a limit on withdrawals. Some of this is the inevitable result of the Taliban takeover. The Afghan government had …
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