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This volume brings together the emerging directions and traditions in Indian foreign policy making and analyses India’s interaction with the current international system. There are indeed multiple influences on the making of the country’s foreign policy most of which has not been given adequate analysis by the academic community. Some of the questions that this volume addresses are: what are the domestic and systemic sources of the emerging directions of India’s foreign policy? What are the normative, instrumental and geopolitical underpinnings of the country’s external behaviour? What are the theoretical traditions in the writings on Indian foreign policy? What is the extent of the interaction between theory and policy in the foreign policy scholarship in the country? The volume collates the views of 12 eminent scholars on Indian foreign policy who shares their thoughts on these important issues.