Author: V.P. DuttPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2011Language: EnglishPages: 247ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123749556
A country’s standing in the community of nations is essayed by the manner in which it conducts it foreign policy. From being one of the founding members of the nonaligned movement, India’s foreign policy has witnessed several dramatic transitions. In an easy and lucid style, the book examines some of the critical phases in the evolution of India’s foreign policy as well as the motivations and challenges it has faced under various prime ministers. A compelling read for any one interested in a comprehensive understanding of India’s foreign policy and a must read for career diplomats and students of international affairs.
Preface1. The Nehru era 2. Foreign Policy under Indira Gandhi3. Rajiv Gandhi and Foreign Policy4. From Narasimha Rao to I.K Gujral To Atal Behari Vajpayee5. Foreign Policy under Manmohan Singh