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    It's very possible that the series of U.S. law enforcement actions made the risks and costs too high to North Korea to keep counterfeiting. The first possibility is that they got out of the game. The second is that they got even better at it, and we just haven't caught them yet. [Conducting covert operations with counterfeit U.S. cash] would have the dual benefit of funding North Korea's operations and engaging in economic warfare against the United States. The Secret Service has been unequivocal that the North Korean supernotes are the best in the world.

    March 16, 2016, Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Vice News
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    There's huge red tape. This is an economy that is state-controlled, and Cubans complain about how hard it is to do business or even get services. [But] you're seeing a lot of [American] companies wanting to figure out how to position themselves for the day when the embargo is gone.

    April 21, 2015, Ted Piccone, CNN
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    To a large extent the ball is in the Cuban court. The administration has opened up some opportunities and the Cubans have to decide if they want to open those channels.

    April 21, 2015, Richard E. Feinberg, CNN
  • Podcast | Financial Times

    April 14, 2015, Eswar Prasad

  • In the News

    Latin America already has two major regional development banks, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Corporación Andina de Fomento, and most countries can also borrow from international capital markets, so joining [the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank] does not appear to be as urgent as it may be to other founding members.

    April 7, 2015, Harold Trinkunas, Ecns
  • Interview | Credit Suisse

    March 24, 2015, Cheng Li

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    OPIC should push further in the direction of venture capital investments, where some degree of failure is acceptable and even necessary to ensure an institution is operating at the cutting edge of where a market can and should be going.

    March 9, 2015, George Ingram, Devex
  • Interview | MoneyandBanking.com

    Central Banking After the Financial Crisis

    January 22, 2015, Donald Kohn

  • Interview | Bloomberg's Bottom Line

    January 16, 2015, Ted Piccone

  • Interview | Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

    The Potential Benefits of Deregulating Lawyers

    January 9, 2015, Clifford Winston

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