Despite turbulence in the region, India’s engagement with West Asia has always been characterised by non-alignment and ethos of equitable engagement. In light of this, elaborate on India’s approach to the region and contrast it with that of China’s. 10 marks

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/contesting-neighbours-revised-geopolitical-playbooks/article32947431.ece In the intro, mention the balancing act of diplomacy performed by India in maintaining the ties with countries of the region. In the body, mention how in past India and China was similar and characterised by the policy of non-interference in the politics of the region and how India maintained relations with … Continue reading Despite turbulence in the region, India’s engagement with West Asia has always been characterised by non-alignment and ethos of equitable engagement. In light of this, elaborate on India’s approach to the region and contrast it with that of China’s. 10 marks