September 21, 2011

How China Is Using Rivers as Weapons

Brahma Chellaney, Japan Times

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Just as China has aroused international alarm by wielding its virtual rare-earths monopoly as a trade instrument and by thwarting efforts to resolve territorial disputes with its neighbors, it is raising deep concern over the manner it is seeking to fashion water into a political weapon against its co-riparian states.

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