Leading in balancing? Pankaj Saran, India’s former ambassador to Russia
‘You’re either with us or against us’: For decades, this has been the chief principle of Western foreign policy, taken to its highest pitch at the start of fighting in Ukraine. Due to its size and influence, India was among the most sought-after players courted to join the proverbial right side of history, but New Delhi chose to chart its own course. Has it paid off? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Pankaj Saran, India’s former Deputy National Security Adviser and its former ambassador to Russia.