The Maldives’ geography gives it a strategic importance far beyond its size and heft. Photo: Alamy

India’s dilemma in the Maldives: is it time to deal with Chinese influence?

As Beijing continues to expand its presence in the strategically important archipelago and beyond, rival New Delhi is pondering its options

Topic |   China-India relations

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The Maldives’ geography gives it a strategic importance far beyond its size and heft. Photo: Alamy
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