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


India’s Foreign Policy

Origin and Philosophical Base

The foreign policy of any nation is the reflection of its tradition, cultural heritage and sociopolitical 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 non-violence, ...

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