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Opposition in Maldives Continues Its ‘India Out’ Campaign as Both Countries Deepen Defense Ties
November 10, 2020

Opposition in Maldives Continues Its ‘India Out’ Campaign as Both Countries Deepen Defense Ties

By Sudha Ramachandran
Expanding economic cooperation is an important part of the deepening India-Maldives bond. Yet it is the military component of the relationship that is the target of the Maldivian opposition so far.

JJ Robinson on the Maldives’ Return to Democracy
November 01, 2020

JJ Robinson on the Maldives’ Return to Democracy

By Shannon Tiezzi
Two years after a surprise opposition victory in the polls, Maldivian democracy is still tenuous.
Maldives Ex-Vice President Jailed Again for Money Laundering
October 07, 2020

Maldives Ex-Vice President Jailed Again for Money Laundering

By Associated Press
Ahmed Adeeb pleaded guilty to all counts in a corruption case that also implicated former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

Chinese Envoy in Maldives Pushes Back on ‘Debt Trap,’ Free Trade Agreement Concerns
December 17, 2019

Chinese Envoy in Maldives Pushes Back on ‘Debt Trap,’ Free Trade Agreement Concerns

By Ankit Panda
The Chinese envoy rejected the characterization of a 2017 free trade agreement between Male and Beijing by the incumbent speaker of the house and former president.

Maldives Ex-Vice President Testifies in Corruption Case Against Ex-President Yameen
August 23, 2019

Maldives Ex-Vice President Testifies in Corruption Case Against Ex-President Yameen

By Associated Press
Ahmed Adeeb admitted to assisting Yameen in corrupt deals and money laundering.

Maldives’ Crucial Ballot to Elect New Parliament
April 09, 2019

Maldives’ Crucial Ballot to Elect New Parliament

By Associated Press
More than 264,000 people were eligible to vote for 386 candidates running for the 87 seats in parliament.

Former Maldives President Arrested Over Money Laundering
February 20, 2019

Former Maldives President Arrested Over Money Laundering

By Associated Press
The former president was taken into custody following weeks of investigation for corruption.
Former Maldives President Charged With Corruption, Money-Laundering
February 07, 2019

Former Maldives President Charged With Corruption, Money-Laundering

By Ankit Panda
Maldivian police have sought to file charges against Abdulla Yameen.

The Maldives’ Games of Thrones
January 01, 2019

The Maldives’ Games of Thrones

By JJ Robinson
Ibu Solih and the democrats won a shock victory, but the Maldives’ past suggests more twists and turns to come.

A Belated Election Crisis? Maldives' Outgoing President Challenges September 2018 Election Results
October 16, 2018

A Belated Election Crisis? Maldives' Outgoing President Challenges September 2018 Election Results

By Ankit Panda
Abdulla Yameen is making a desperate last-ditch effort to cling to power, despite having conceded defeat.

The Maldives’ New Government: Mission Impossible?
October 01, 2018

The Maldives’ New Government: Mission Impossible?

By Sudha Ramachandran
From reframing ties with China to advancing Maldivian democracy, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has a hard road ahead.
Reviewing the Fifth Inter-Korean Summit: Denuclearization, Military CBMs, and More
September 29, 2018

Reviewing the Fifth Inter-Korean Summit: Denuclearization, Military CBMs, and More

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
How long can Moon Jae-in keep the U.S.-North Korea diplomatic process on track?

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