with Raghuram Rajan via Money Control Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan talks about why the economic system looks broken and how to fix it.
Harry I. Hannah writes: India in particular may be able to exploit the differing perspectives to position itself between the United States and China to maximize its strategic autonomy. New Delhi may seek to triangulate between the two competing hegemons, actively courting them to extract maximum benefit, and bolster its global influence in the process. Indeed, in some ways this strategy is already being employed. This reflects continuity with long-established Indian “non-alignment” preferences, but it will likely slow the burgeoning U.S.-India strategic relationship and frustrate any emerging détente between New Delhi and Beijing. – War on the Rocks
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The comedian Stephen Colbert coined the word “truthiness,” which the dictionary defines as “the quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true.” In India, “truthiness” appears to be the flavor of the day. It’s one reason why the Bharatiya Janata Party ought to be quietly confident about returning to power.