Expand the Indus Waters Treaty to Make Peace

15 March 2017 | Ashok Swain

 

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Water scarcity is a serious and growing security challenge for South Asian countries. The twin pressures of population growth and climate change are further intensifying this problem. In this context, shared river systems, the major sources of fresh water in the region are often becoming flashpoints of tension. One of the most critical such river systems is the Indus.

 

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