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…

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