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Paradise lost? India’s waning influence in Maldives

Strategically located in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives provides a vital link between China and Europe under the Belt and Road Initiative. Ever since they started investing in the country’s infrastructure in 2014, India has felt threatened by Chinese state-owned companies operating in the archipelago. China is constructing a bridge connecting the capital […]

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