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Junior Partner s Role

Junior Partner's Role G P D ON her way back from Zimbabwe Indira Gandhi told newsmen in Bom- bay that her foreign policy was not Wavering. That was indeed a brave statement to make. Foreign policy of her government, if it could be called Policy at all, has lately been an exercise in agreement with evervone. The number of statesmen with whom Indira Gandhi and Narsimha Rao have agreed during the last hundred or so days is amazing. The range of these visiting dignitaries is quite large. it is no small feat to word your foreign policy in such a way that, from a South Korean statesman to the PLO chief Yasser Arafat, everybody agrees with you. We just agree with everyone. That seems to be the current line in South Block. What we agree on, being a trivial matter of detail, is never clearly specified.

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