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Vol 4 (AAC) No 5

Published 1st March 2011


Libya

Beijing and Delhi change tack

The crisis in Libya is exposing foreign policy contradictions across the world – including among Asia’s rising powers

China and India, like many Western and African states, have torn up their diplomatic rule books as the crisis in Libya moves from revolution to civil war. First to go was Beijing’s and New Delhi’s hallowed principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states. Beijing’s initial reaction had been to call for calm and avoid denunciations of Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi and his regime.

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