World: Things Are in a Mess Here

On the back veranda of her home at 12 Willingdon Crescent in New Delhi, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi last week briefly outlined some of her foreign policy views for TIME New Delhi Bureau Chief Marcia Gauger. Mrs. Gandhi declined to say what specific role India would play in the politics of the region since, as she put it, "before you can offer some leadership, you have to set your house in order. At this moment things are in a mess here." But then she added: "That doesn't mean we can ignore what's happening on our borders." Excerpts from the interview:

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