June 01, 2021
Darshana M. Baruah on Indian Ocean Geopolitics
By Shannon Tiezzi
“To better understand the unraveling Indian Ocean geopolitics, it is important to study and understand the new maritime identities of the Indian Ocean islands.”
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.
April 18, 2020
Islamic State Terror in the Maldives as COVID-19 Arrives
By Azim Zahir
The Islamic State is exploiting the COVID–19 pandemic.
June 14, 2019
Modi Regaining Lost Opportunities in the Maldives and Sri Lanka
By Shishir Upadhyaya
India is once again presented with an opportunity to expand its military influence in the region.
June 07, 2019
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Undermining Human Rights?
By Abbas Faiz
The BRI has provided much-needed development, but it has also generated more authoritarianism.
March 04, 2019
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
By Siddharthya Roy
Unabated Islamist radicalism in the Maldives poses a unique challenge to India’s security focused foreign policy.
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.
November 19, 2018
Ibu Solih Is Sworn in as the Maldives' Next President
By Ankit Panda
Solih outlined an agenda for his first hundred days in office.
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?
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.
February 21, 2018
India’s Role and China's Roads in the Indo-Pacific
By Bharath Gopalaswamy
Looking east and south, New Delhi’s attention is finally turning to Southeast Asia.