Afghanistan: What are the Taliban’s sources of income? | DW News

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Now that the Taliban are about to run a whole country, experts are wondering what their sources of income will be and how they will use them. German expert Hans-Jakob Schindler risks a look ahead.

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    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

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