Bag’s Take-Away:
The first ones off a sinking ship?
via The New York Times
(credit: Bryan Denton/The New York Times caption:  An Afghan money changer exchanged currency for a client. Each week tens of millions of dollars are packed into suitcases or boxes and loaded onto planes leaving Kabul International Airport for destinations like Dubai. The rate of capital flight is increasing steadily before the 2014 troop withdrawal deadline, officials say, and new restrictions were recently imposed limiting the amount a passenger can take out of the country to $20,000 a trip.) 
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Bag’s Take-Away:

The first ones off a sinking ship?

via The New York Times

(credit: Bryan Denton/The New York Times caption: An Afghan money changer exchanged currency for a client. Each week tens of millions of dollars are packed into suitcases or boxes and loaded onto planes leaving Kabul International Airport for destinations like Dubai. The rate of capital flight is increasing steadily before the 2014 troop withdrawal deadline, officials say, and new restrictions were recently imposed limiting the amount a passenger can take out of the country to $20,000 a trip.)

Visit BagNewsNotes: Today’s Media Images Analyzed

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Topping LIFE.com’s 2011 list of Best Photo Blogs, follow us at: BagNewsNotes; BAG Twitter; BAG Facebook; Bag by Email.

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