Governance

No Budget on Expectations!

By Richard Rossow The Budget Session of India’s Parliament began on Monday, running until May 8, with a month-long break between March 20 and April 20. The budget itself will be released on February 28, accompanied by the finance minister’s…

Washington’s Thai PR Problem

By Gregory Poling   Cobra Gold, the weeks-long multinational military exercise that began on Feb. 9 in Thailand, highlighted the difficult balancing act facing Washington as it engages with the military-backed government of its long-time ally. The annual training exercise, the…

The Leaderboard: Nathan Sheets

Who is he? Nathan Sheets has been the U.S. Treasury Department’s Under Secretary for International Affairs since his confirmation in September 2014. Previously, he was the Global Head of International Economics at Citigroup. Before that, he spent 18 years at…