Frontline On Air | India’s partnership with Israel: A tightrope between justice and self-interest

LISTEN: Independent India’s leadership was not insensitive towards Jews or their need for justice and security, but it questioned whether this had to come at the expense of Palestinian Arabs, who had no role in the Holocaust.

Israel’s ongoing war in Gaza poses a critical challenge to Modi’s diplomacy and pro-Israel stance.

Published : Jan 03, 2024 13:24 IST - 1 MIN READ

Bilateral ties between two states are seldom unimpacted by the domestic politics of one or of both countries or by their ideologies or by regional and global currents. But seldom do these factors paralyse bilateral relations for decades, as was the case with India and Israel. And, again, seldom have bilateral relations—as with India and Israel—developed multidirectionally with such intensity once the ghosts of the past were buried.

Before the path of India-Israel relations is traced, a few preliminary but relevant points must be made.

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