India's relations with Iran and Myanmar: "Rogue state" or responsible democratic stakeholder?
What kind of great power will India become as it rises in the twenty-first century? Indian foreign policy today embodies the contradictions and ambiguities stemming from India's ongoing evolution from a nonaligned, developing nation into one of the world's most powerful democracies. On the one hand, India remains a leader within the Non- Aligned Movement and among big developing nations that have blocked Western trade proposals in the Doha Round of global trade negotiations. On the other hand, India's strategic partnerships with the United States, Japan, Israel and other Western democracies, its position on the front lines of globalization, and its aspirations to membership in great power clubs like the United Nations Security Council attest to the evolution of Indian foreign policy over the past decade.
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