January 19, 2022
The China-India Cold War in Maldives
By Rangoli Mitra
Beijing and New Delhi's jostling for influence in Maldives cannot be separated from the island nation's domestic political wrangling.
July 26, 2021
The Maldives’ ‘India Out’ Campaign
By Balachander Palanisamy
The Maldives has begun to realize a mutually beneficial relationship with India, and the Solih government means to maintain it despite a growing rhetoric stirring anti-India sentiments.
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.
June 27, 2020
The Dangers of Dog-Whistling to Extremists in the Maldives
By Mushfiq Mohamed
How “liberal” political actors in the Maldives dog-whistle violent extremists and why it matters.
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.
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.
December 22, 2018
A New Chapter in India-Maldives Relations
By Vinay Kaura
With a change of leadership in Male, the Maldives have turned back to India.
November 30, 2018
India and the Maldives: Back on Track?
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Recent changes have provided an opening for both sides to recalibrate ties.
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.
September 26, 2018
The Maldives Election: A Renewed Chance for India?
By Jayesh Khatu
The victory of opposition leader Solih is an opportunity for India to regain influence in the Maldives.
September 24, 2018
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
By Ankit Panda
The result is a triumph for democracy in the Maldives, with a historic turnout of more than 85 percent.