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Book Review: INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY

India's Foreign Policy - Coping with the Changing World by Muchkund Dubey Pearson, New Delhi, 2012 306 pages Foreign policy lessons This book is refreshingly different from what most other retired diplomats have written. There is no sharing of personal experience or boasting of being present on momentous occasions. There is no attempt at esoteric theorising. The author shares with the reader his lucid thoughts on the evolution of India’s foreign policy. He also makes cogent recommendations for action. The title says it all. Is not foreign policy all about how the country copes with the changing world around it and takes care of its interests? The author is much more than a retired diplomat. After retiring in 1991, he was Professor at the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University for eight years. He is an economist and is quick to spot the economic considerations behind foreign policy decisions. (more…)

August 15th, 2013 | category:book-reviews, uncategorized |

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