About the Book: Modi Doctrine: The Foregin Policy If Indians Prime Minister
Since becoming Indias prime minister in 2014, Narendra Modi has been a tour de forcein foreign policymaking. A vastly experienced administrator who has held key publicpositions as chief minister of an Indian state for more than a decade, and now as primeminister, he has always seen value in foreign affairs and devoted special attention to itwith his unique entrepreneurial flair and coherent set of ideas. Every realm of Indianforeign policy- commercial diplomacy, defence diplomacy, diaspora outreach, culturaldiplomacy, geostrategy and soft power- has been transformed by him with a sense ofdestiny not witnessed in recent memory. Indians and people the world over have noticedhis star presence and are asking questions like Why is he investing so much time andenergy into promoting Indias international relations and global image?; What are hisvision and goals for Indias role in the world? What kind of distinct techniques definehis approach to foreign policy?; How is he changing Indias self understanding andpreparing it for world affairs?. This book provides the answers by delving into the mindand method behind Narendra Modis avatar as Indias diplomatinchief. It argues thatunder his able watch, India is heading toward great power status in the internationalOrder.
About the Author: Sreeram Chaulia
Sreeram Chaulia is Professor and Dean at the Jindal School of International Affairs,O.P. Jindal Global University, in Sonipat, India. He is an eclectic political scientistspecialising in both international security and international political economy. He is acontributing editor of People Who Influenced the World (Murray Books, Adelaide, 2005),and the sole author of International Organizations and Civilian Protection: Power, Ideasand Humanitarian Aid in Conflict Zones (I.B. Tauris, London, 2011); and of Politics of theGlobal Economic Crisis: Regulation, Responsibility and Radicalism (Routledge, NewDelhi, London and New York, 2013). He received education from St. Stephens College,Delhi University; University College, Oxford University; the London School of Economicsand Political Science, University of London; and the Maxwell School of Citizenship andPublic Affairs, Syracuse University. He is a leading opinion columnist for Indiannewspapers- The Economic Times and The Asian Age- on world affairs and acommentator on international current issues on radio and television in India andabroad. He has worked as an international civilian peacekeeper in the warzones of SriLanka and the Philippines.