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A discourse on the goals set by Prime Minister Modi to guide India's foreign policy In India, foreign policymaking has been based in the Prime Minister's Office because of the institutionalization of the foreign policy structure since Independence. This book highlights that in the past three decades, due to the constraints of coalition politics, there has been little insight into India's foreign policy. The ruling government effectively reverted the locus of authority to the new prime minister and his team, thereby not just avoiding a wider contestation between competing paradigms but instituting a paradigm shift—a shift which is a response to previous policy anomalies and failures, and creating newly articulated goals in a short time.
Chapter 5: Pakistan Policy—Déjà Vu or Something New?
Pakistan Policy—Déjà Vu or Something New?
India–Pakistan relations have remained troubled since the partition of India in 1947. Despite the success of the South Asian refugee regime (a bilateral arrangement between India and Pakistan to resettle the displaced population living in refugee camps after partition) and despite the successful conclusion of the Indus Water Treaty in 1960, the India– ...