CGD in the News
Spurning Demand by the Taliban, Biden Moves to Split $7 Billion in Frozen Afghan Funds
February 11, 2022
"This is a sign that the Biden administration recognizes the enormity of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan but feels constrained in addressing it due to concerns about political optics at home. The legal basis for using a portion of the Afghan central bank's reserves to compensate 9/11 victims ...