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Indian Ocean Update: The Crisis in the Maldives and India's Play at Duqm
February 28, 2018
Indian Ocean Update: The Crisis in the Maldives and India's Play at Duqm
The Diplomat's editors discuss Indian Ocean geopolitics, including the Maldives crisis and the significance of Duqm.
Indian Ocean Update: The Crisis in the Maldives and India's Play at Duqm
The Maldives Crisis Presents a Window of Opportunity for India
February 25, 2018
The Maldives Crisis Presents a Window of Opportunity for India
India has options in the Maldives outside of military intervention and sanctions.
The Maldives Crisis Presents a Window of Opportunity for India
Democracy on the Brink in Maldives
February 09, 2018
Democracy on the Brink in Maldives
The current crisis is the culmination of political trends years in the making.
Democracy on the Brink in Maldives
India and the Maldives Emergency
February 08, 2018
India and the Maldives Emergency
Doing nothing is not an option, but there are few good choices for India.
India and the Maldives Emergency
A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options
February 06, 2018
A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options
Indian policymakers will weigh the pros and cons of various measures in the coming days. Will New Delhi intervene?
A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options
Commonwealth Withdrawal Highlights Challenges in Maldives
October 24, 2016
Commonwealth Withdrawal Highlights Challenges in Maldives
Maldives withdrew from the Commonwealth in October, further highlighting its democratic backsliding.
Commonwealth Withdrawal Highlights Challenges in Maldives
Maldives' Democracy Is Dying
September 23, 2016
Maldives' Democracy Is Dying
If the international community is going to save Maldives' democracy, it must move quickly.
Maldives' Democracy Is Dying
Maldives Criminal Court Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leaders, Including Former President
August 31, 2016
Maldives Criminal Court Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leaders, Including Former President
A group of opposition leaders reportedly met recently in Sri Lanka.
Maldives Criminal Court Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leaders, Including Former President
Opposition Leader Convicted on Terrorism Charges in Maldives
February 18, 2016
Opposition Leader Convicted on Terrorism Charges in Maldives
Sheikh Imran Abdulla of the Islamic Adhaalath Party in the Maldives was convicted on terrorism charges.
Opposition Leader Convicted on Terrorism Charges in Maldives
The Top Ten Stories in South Asia, 2015
January 01, 2016
The Top Ten Stories in South Asia, 2015
A look back at the stories that mattered most.
The Top Ten Stories in South Asia, 2015
Fear and Loathing in the Maldives
December 21, 2015
Fear and Loathing in the Maldives
Things can get a little tense on the idyllic Indian Ocean archipelago.
Fear and Loathing in the Maldives
Paradise in Turmoil: What's Next for the Maldives?
November 06, 2015
Paradise in Turmoil: What's Next for the Maldives?
The Maldives announced a 30-day state of emergency after seizing a weapons cache on one of the country’s islands.
Paradise in Turmoil: What's Next for the Maldives?
State of Emergency in the Maldives Ahead of Opposition Protests
November 05, 2015
State of Emergency in the Maldives Ahead of Opposition Protests
President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency in the Maldives.
State of Emergency in the Maldives Ahead of Opposition Protests
'This Will Make the Country a Chinese Colony'
July 25, 2015
'This Will Make the Country a Chinese Colony'
A constitutional amendment in the Maldives has India worried about Chinese influence.
'This Will Make the Country a Chinese Colony'
Maldives ‘Islamic’ Anti-Terror Bill Targets Dissidents
July 17, 2015
Maldives ‘Islamic’ Anti-Terror Bill Targets Dissidents
The government proposes new legislation that would enable it to target dissidents at will.
Maldives ‘Islamic’ Anti-Terror Bill Targets Dissidents
A Tale of Two Maldives
June 23, 2015
A Tale of Two Maldives
The imprisonment of the former president is a tragic commentary on Maldivian democracy.
A Tale of Two Maldives
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