Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering May 9 to May 16, was compiled by Rebecca Hughes and Rebecca Turkington.
In this special episode, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon discuss upcoming parliamentary elections in Australia and the European Union, as well as India’s six-week-long election, which is drawing to a close.
Since India’s independence, ties with the United States have weathered Cold War-era distrust and estrangement over India’s nuclear program. Relations have warmed in recent years and cooperation has strengthened across a range of economic and political areas.