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India dithers over Maldives crisis

India dithers over Maldives crisis

Male/Colombo/New Delhi: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed on Wednesday justified the SOS for military intervention his country’s Opposition leaders had sent to Delhi, as India kept its cards close to its chest amid China’s call for resolving the issue internally. “Saying ‘resolve things internally’ is akin to asking us to escalate the revolt, which can […]

Why has Maldives cut ties with Iran ?

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Why has Maldives cut ties with Iran ?

Is it a storm in a tea-cup? Or is it an expansion of the Saudi Sultanate? Has Maldives become a Saudi protectorate?  The tiny state of Maldives’ decision to sever diplomatic ties with Iran on Tuesday has sent ‘shockwaves across South Asia’ says a Colombo newspaper, but Tehran has chosen to snub the Indian Ocean […]