India's Hard Years

Archive Report

Indian Economic Problems and Plans

Tibetan Events and India's Neutralist Policy

India, whose birth as an independent nation virtually A coincided with commencement of the cold war, has been the leader of those nations which have chosen to maintain strict neutrality in the great struggle between East and West. Basically democratic in forms of government and habits of thought, India nevertheless has found it prudent not to commit itself to one side or the other. In that position it has felt free to accept from both the free world and the Soviet bloc the economic assistance that it badly needs to expand production and improve the condition of its people.

Red China's recent ruthless suppression of the revolt in Tibet, trans-Himalayan land whose autonomy Peking was pledged ...

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