Water in Central Asia: A Prospect of Conflict or Cooperation
Source: Journal of Public and International Affairs, 2008-2009
Author(s): Beatrice Mosello
Water is the central resource involved in one of the world’s greatest human-induced ecological disasters: the desiccation of the Aral Sea in Central Asia. Increasing demand and declining supplies of water have been compounded by rising nationalism and competition among the five Central Asian states, which, in turn, has hampered...