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How significant is Maldives for India's international politics?
How significant role was played by the Indian High Commission in Maldives to make sure that mutiny in this tiny island does not become super huge issue?
What interest could China, Pakistan or Saudi Arabia could be having in this holiday destination?

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Asked by Aarnika Tiwaari, 09 Feb '12 01:28 pm
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Wow...

thanks
Answered by harpreet, 09 Feb '12 01:32 pm

 
  
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China is trying to outflank India.Maldives is a stepping stone for china.
Answered by samiran panda, 09 Feb '12 01:29 pm

 
  
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Thanks for putting a very concerned subject in the form of forum question. Maldives, not just an island of dream for tourists, has always been a significant place for India concern. Though a Muslim nation, it has established very coherent relationship with India and in turn we too have protected the small island from becoming a significant place for terrorist activities. No wonder, India kept its relationship with Nasheed after Gayoom regime. Sadly, Nasheed earlier portraying himself as the epitome of democratic leadership but later quickly turned out to be worse than the former dictator Gayoom. Indian High Commission must have watched this scenario from the very first year of Nasheed in power and consulted with Delhi from time to time (because of Indian manpower engaged in various projects over there). But except declaring "We continue to closely monitor the situation in the Maldives," I don`t think the officials in Male did anything else to cool down the situation. If this is to be s ...more
Answered by Ashok Patil, 10 Feb '12 12:05 pm

 
  
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