Embracing Myanmar : India’s foreign policy realism
C. Raja Mohan
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
India’s constructive engagement with Myanmar has reached a new intensity with its hosting of Senior General Than Shwe for five days at the end of July. Delhi’s strong imperatives on counter-terror cooperation, border management, resource security, and overland transit routes mean there is no incentive at all for Delhi to elevate ideology above national interest in its policy towards Myanmar.
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