At a time when Asia is at a defining moment in its history, water stress has emerged as one of its most serious challenges. Water shortages have not only stirred geopolitical tensions by intensifying competition over the resources of shared rivers and aquifers, but they also threaten Asia’s continued economic rise.
Water, Power, and Competition in Asia
Brahma Chellaney is Professor of Strategic Studies at the independent Center for Policy Research in New Delhi and the author of Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis (2013) and Water: Asia’s New Battleground (2012), which won the Asia Society’s 2012 Bernard Schwartz Award. Email: <email@example.com>.
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Brahma Chellaney; Water, Power, and Competition in Asia. Asian Survey 1 August 2014; 54 (4): 621–650. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.4.621
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