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nonaligned

(of states) not part of a major alliance or power bloc, esp not allied to the US, China, or formerly the Soviet Union
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It is good to recall that Nonalignment had its origins largely in India's colonial experience and the nonviolent Indian independence struggle, which left India determined to be the master of its fate in an international system dominated politically by Cold War alliances and economically by Western capitalism and Soviet communism.
It also bypassed the issue of nonalignment, and was clearly neither pro-Soviet nor pro-NATO.
Prior to World War II, Norway's foreign policy had been based on neutrality, or nonalignment, a policy that went as far back as 1814.
These included India's policy of nonalignment, its friendly relations with China, its peace-making role in Korea and American legislators' astonishing ignorance concerning India.
The main topic discussed during the conference was Ukraine's nonalignment policy.
He added that Lebanon should not adopt a non-aligned position against a country that still occupies part of Lebanon's territory, and said that nonalignment with regards to Israel would mean that Lebanon treats Israel as a neighbor.
Between the two covers is a wide assortment of positions in support of diplomacy versus confrontation and nonalignment over interventionism.
On the other hand, the book criticises Jawahar Lal Nehru's policies of nonalignment, panchsheel and peaceful coexistence, claiming these were " not realistic but based on sheer emotions that were responsible for India's defeat at the hands of China in 1962".
Since India's emergence as an independent state following British colonial withdrawal from the subcontinent, it became the principal proponent of the doctrine of nonalignment.
Yet despite this apparent attempt at nonalignment, the strategy appears ineffectual when one pays attention to the guts of The Darkening Garden.
I for one hope for American even-handedness and nonalignment, and I believe there is a majority within this society in favor of that attitude.