The informal network of exchangers are making money available in ways banks can't, says Cambridge research fellow Nafay Choudhury.
Homa Sorouri spent years working with international aid organizations in Afghanistan. It's "dreadful," she said, to see the work they did disappear.
Journalist and book author Guillaume Pitron explains the barriers to getting those minerals out of the ground and putting them to use.
Afghanistan's economy needs the help of regional forces and countries, economist Asad Ejaz Butt says.
The U.S. spent billions trying to suppress Afghanistan’s illicit opium and heroin trade. It didn’t work.
Many refugees are eligible for special visas to live in the U.S.
"You can't just think of these people as refugees. In a lot of cases, you've got to think of them as returning war veterans."
The Biden administration has expanded the Special Immigrant Visa program to allow more Afghans who assisted the U.S. during the war to resettle here.
"This is going to be more difficult than the evacuation of Saigon," said Matt Zeller, co-founder of a nonprofit helping with the evacuation effort.
Ajmal Ahmady, whose dramatic exit from the country was described in viral tweets, says inflation and poverty will likely rise.