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Comprising 60.3 percent of the world's 7.2 billion population, Asia is an enigma to many in the West. Hugely dynamic in its demographic, economic, technological and financial development, its changes are as rapid as they are diverse. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy provides the reader with a clear, balanced and comprehensive overview on Asia's foreign policy and accompanying theoretical trends. Placing the diverse and dynamic substance of Asia's international relations first, and bringing together an authoritative assembly of contributors from across the world, this is a reliable introduction to non-Western intellectual traditions in Asia. VOLUME 1: PART 1: Theories; PART 2: Themes; PART 3: Transnational Politics; PART 4: Domestic Politics; PART 5; Transnational Economics. VOLUME 2: PART 6: Foreign Policies of Asian States; ...
Chapter 37: Indian Foreign Policy: The Quest for Greatness
Indian Foreign Policy: The Quest for Greatness
India is a nation of unfulfilled greatness. Its potential has lain fallow, underused.
Lee Kuan Yew, Senior Minister of Singapore in 2000 (Allison and Blackwill, 2013: 155)
Together we will script a glorious future for India. Let us together dream of a strong, developed and inclusive India that actively engages with the global community to strengthen the cause of world peace and development.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India in 2014 (Baghel, 2017: 81)
Introduction: The Prolonged March to Power
For a country with a vast population, landmass ...