by Joshua Foust on 8/10/2011
I never saw any coins in Uzbekistan, either, but who needs coins when the paper is so devalued. 3000 SUM = 1 USD.
There is no deeper story here, just a little bit of LOL, courtesy White Whine. For what it’s worth, there ARE som coins, out there in the non-white whine ether.
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Joshua Foust is a Fellow at the American Security Project and the author of Afghanistan Journal: Selections from Registan.net. His research focuses primarily on Central and South Asia. Joshua is a correspondent for The Atlantic and a columnist for PBS Need to Know. Joshua appears regularly on the BBC World News, Aljazeera, and international public radio. Joshua's writing has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel, the New York Times, Reuters, and the Christian Science Monitor. Follow him on twitter: @joshuafoust
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