The Nehru Era

  • P. R. Kumaraswamy
  • Md. Muddassir Quamar


Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was the primary architect of India’s foreign policy. In the Nehruvian understanding of global affairs, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia did not find a significant place. The conservative monarchy was overshadowed by secular republican nations such as Egypt and Syria, and they drew considerable attention and efforts in India’s approach towards the Middle East.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. Kumaraswamy
    • 1
  • Md. Muddassir Quamar
    • 2
  1. 1.School of International StudiesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Institute for Defence Studies & AnalysesNew DelhiIndia

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