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Foreign Policies of Major Nations: India, The United States, China, Russia, Japan, England

PART I
INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY

Origin and Philosophical Base

The foreign policy of any nation is the reflection of its tradition, cultural heritage, and socio-political and economic conditions. Indian foreign policy is no exception. It draws inspiration from the age-old tradition of the land, its rich cultural heritage, as well as from the comparatively recent socio-political and economic experiences. India’s foreign policy is imbibed with ideas of peace, universal brotherhood, non-interference and non-violence. The philosophical basis of India’s foreign policy is rooted in its rich cultural heritage that rests on Buddha’s tolerance, Emperor Ashoka’s ...

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