Geopolitics of dam design on the Indus

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The legal geopolitics of the Baglihar and Kishenganga hydroelectric power projects, whose legitimacy under the Indus Waters Treaty has been contested by Pakistan, demonstrates the political nature of technology and the governance of technology need not remain out-of-bounds for non-engineers. In attempting an understanding, this article seeks to step outside the conventional nationalist mode of geopolitical analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-26
Number of pages3
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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