Posted inMaldivesSouth Asia

Maldives democracy has a geo-strategic twist

Parliamentary elections are not due in Maldives until April 6, but the campaign has already begun. And while the vote will be local, the poll is shaping into a geopolitical contest between pro-India and pro-China parties in the strategically located archipelago. At presidential elections last September, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the pro-Delhi candidate for what was […]