Policemen arrest former Maldives president and opposition leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, centre, after the government declared a 15-day state of emergency in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP

As Maldives burns, lessons for China and India’s limited options

Delhi can’t afford to further alienate the president who is trying to play off regional leader against Beijing

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Policemen arrest former Maldives president and opposition leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, centre, after the government declared a 15-day state of emergency in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP
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