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External Benchmarks For Loan Pricing Puts Cart Before The Horse

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Economic Times
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Moving floating interest rate loans would push banks, borrowers and the RBI itself into unchartered territories.

In the News

The Ghosts Of Past Wars Live On In A Critical Archive

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia War on the Rocks
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The United States will soon deploy soldiers to Afghanistan born after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Next August will mark the 30th anniversary of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait, along with the subsequent American-led military buildup leading to Operation Desert Storm in January 1991. The American military has been directly engaged in the “greater Middle East” since. For the people of Afghanistan and Iraq, the experience of war has extended longer, with this December marking the 40th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan and next September the same for Iraq’s invasion of Iran. 

Featured

In The Deepfake Era, Counterterrorism Is Harder

by Amy Zegartvia The Atlantic
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

After failing to detect the 9/11 plot, spy agencies reinvented themselves for an age of terrorism, but a new generation of technological threats requires a new round of reforms.

Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”
In the News

New 9/11 Account Recalls Harrowing Moments Before Flight 93 Crash: 'I’ll Ram The Cockpit'

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Fox News
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

“They made the decision we didn’t have to make.” Those are the words of Lt. Col. Marc Sasseville, as recalled 18 years later in a new account of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks from the perspective of decision-makers in Washington, survivors, military service members and the families of those aboard United Flight 93, which was hijacked before passengers fought back and brought the plane down.

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Mattis Says U.S. Needs ‘Boots On The Ground’ In Afghanistan

quoting General Jim Mattisvia Bloomberg
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said America needs to keep forces in Afghanistan for now to prevent terrorists including al-Qaeda from regrouping and posing a threat to the U.S.

Interviews

Condoleezza Rice 'Relieved' After Cancellation Of Taliban Talks

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox News
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice said she's "relieved" that the US walked away from talks with the Taliban concerning the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

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Condoleezza Rice: The Taliban Believed We Wanted A Peace Agreement More Than They Did

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox News Radio
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses her new book To Build A Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth. Rice notes that President Trump made the right decision to cancel meeting with the Taliban at Camp David, and Rice also believes that keeping a military presence in Afghanistan is important to make sure Afghanistan does not go back to a place that allowed 9/11 to happen.

Interviews

Condoleezza Rice: We're Not Going To Abandon The Women Of Afghanistan

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice offers her insight into some key issues faced by the United States as it attempts to end the war in Afghanistan.

In the News

5 Trillion Dollar Economy Of India: A Green Perspective

cited Raghuram Rajanvia Business Today
Sunday, September 8, 2019
After the liberalisation of the economy in 1991, despite economic growth, India has not done well in terms of protecting the natural environment.
In the News

Economy Lessons From Chanakya

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia The Week
Saturday, September 7, 2019

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh advised his successor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to listen to ‘sane voices’ on the economy to be able to restore confidence in the government’s macroeconomic policies and policymaking. For a prime minister there is probably no one better to turn to for sane and sage advice on statecraft than Kautilya aka Chanakya.

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