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Written by foreign policy experts, academics and practioners, this book develops the frameworks and strategies for India’s foreign policy that can be adopted to meet the emerging challenges and non-traditional threats in the new world order. It studies the important aspects of India’s foreign policy in the present unsettled world order and comes up with strategies and policy suggestions. It raises several questions to highlight the future direction of foreign policy and the challenges that India may have to deal with in the coming years. The book covers the domestic dimension of the country’s foreign policy, which is often missed out in policy discussion. It examines the close link between national security and foreign policy, and shows how foreign policy can be leveraged to strengthen the economy and make India a hub of innovation. This book emphasizes soft power strategies to ensure that a strategic approach to soft power projection is adopted. India’s Foreign Policy: Surviving in a Turbulent World  is a ready reference on India’s foreign policy that can be used to understand the complexities of the topics covered.

India and the Indian Ocean
India and the indian ocean
Yogendra Kumar
Introduction

There is a universal realization that global turbulence is deepening. Different countries, especially the big powers, have incompatible—and essentially aspirational—perspectives as to how this turbulence would end. The turbulence has been created by the compaction of external and domestic factors, specific to individual countries. Externally, there is growing ineffectiveness of global multilateral institutions originating at the end of the Second World War, failure of parallel institutions to emerge as their replacements, gathering clash of competing ‘visions’ of the global futures, increasing frequency of global financial economic crises and the destabilizing nature of global challenges such as climate change, large-scale and unregulated migrations, religious extremism and terrorism, rise of non-state ...

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