Opinion | Vajpayee, the poet who packed a punch4 min read . Updated: 16 Aug 2018, 11:46 PM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's biggest success in foreign affairs was in bringing relations with the US back from the brink, says Dilip Sinha
New Delhi: Vajpayee, the poet who packed a punch Atal Bihari Vajpayee had the distinction of being the first non-Congress prime minister to complete his term. As a former foreign minister, it was expected that he would make a mark in foreign affairs but his contribution to the country went well beyond that. Others before him had tried to bring changes in foreign policy but in the absence of a strong economy, their efforts became lines on sand, not foundations of an effective international presence.
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