China’s Water Hegemony Upsets India
Latest plan targets the Brahmaputra
By: Neeta Lal
China’s water imperialism, which has been intensifying with a string of dams on some of South Asia’s most important rivers, has suddenly become critical with Beijing’s announcement of a plan to build a “super dam” on the Brahmaputra River, threatening India’s territorial integrity.
The gargantuan, 60-gigawatt structure – whose proposal has…