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Unclenching China’s talons in Maldives is no easy task for India

The electoral defeat of president Abdulla Yameen in Maldives and the win by Ibrahim Mohamed Solih came as a pleasant surprise for India. It had been believed that Yameen’s win was a fait accompli with his backing from China. The results surprised Yameen as much as they did the international community. But aside from his legacy of […]