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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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While a formal Indo-American alliance may be in sight, it is prudent to consider possible obstacles--such as India's legacy commitment to nonalignment and strategic autonomy, doubts about the reliability of the United States as a strategic partner, and possible adverse economic consequences of provoking China--of which none are insurmountable obstacles.
This structure can compensate for the nonalignment situation of the testing material, and the transducers with the transmitting fixture can improve the signal-to-noise ratio of the receiving ultrasound waves.
Rothstein, "Alignment, Nonalignment, and Small Powers: 19451965", International Organization, Cilt 20, No.3, 1966, s.397-418; David Vital, The Inequality of States: A Study of Small Power in International Relations, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1967; George Liska, Alliances and the Third World, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1968; Robert O.
The operation of the proposed PDASP architecture has been evaluated on the basis of presence of time nonalignment in the execution of its parallel block entities.
This is why Japan's largesse comes at a very handy time for Sirisena and Wickramasinghe, but whether it will tilt Sri Lanka's newfound nonalignment towards banding with the West against China is moot.
The core of nonalignment is not to provide security assurances for other nations.
A further factor is whether the objectives of an NGO are aligned with the home government and other governments they approach ("friends") or whether they have opposing points of view regarding key issues (nonalignment of objectives) and could thus considered to be "foes." (20) NGOs can follow lobbying strategies of approaching friends and foes simultaneously or approaching them exclusively.
China insists on the principle of nonalignment, but the revival of the Silk Road needs collective efforts and multilevel cooperation.
Beginning in the late 1980s, Guyana sought to improve relations with the United States as part of a decision to shift toward political nonalignment, moving from state socialism and one-party control to a market economy and greater freedom of the press and assembly.
The driving philosophy of the SCO is the so-called Shanghai Spirit," which emphasizes harmony, working via consensus, respect for other cultures, noninterference in others' internal affairs, and nonalignment. These five principals of coexistence, certainly, minimize enmity and encourage amity among the regional political entities.
For example, NonAlignment 2.0, an influential document compiled by nongovernmental experts under the auspices of the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, features prominently and is repeatedly cited by Gordon as an indication of India's external orientation.
Modis embrace of Obama marks the demise of India's tradition of nonalignment, which may have suited the country when it was weak and poor.