What role will crypto play in Afghanistan's future? Alex Zerden, founder of Capitol Peak Strategies and former Treasury Dept. attache to the U.S. embassy in Kabul, takes us inside Afghanistan’s financial underground as the government takeover by the Taliban raises questions about the potential use of crypto by terrorists.
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