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Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Afghanistan sees surge in Taliban violence | Printing currency abroad: Good deal or security threat? (CGTN)


After a spike in violence that’s been plaguing Afghanistan this month, President Ashraf Ghani called for a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban. One year on, why isn’t the Trump administration’s new strategy for Afghanistan working? What’s next? A report that a Chinese company has been given a contract to print Indian currency has surfaced in India, prompting national security concerns. Is printing a country's currency overseas economically sound or a national security risk? Are the concerns of Indian critics justified? Why have other countries given China a license to print their currency?

Guests:
He Wenping - Senior Research Fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Christopher Chambers - Professor at Georgetown University
Hamed Mousavi - Professor at the University of Tehran
Han Hua - Fellow at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University
M.D. Nalapat - Professor at Manipal University in New Delhi 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPjY24eqo14&feature=youtu.be&t=15m8s

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