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A Familiar Dispute in the Indus River Valley

Jan 12, 2017 | 09:15 GMT
A Familiar Dispute in the Indus River Valley
Though tension over the contested region of Kashmir has fueled the disagreement in recent months, India and Pakistan's dispute over control of the waters of the Indus River Basin is nothing new.
(JOONAS LYYTINEN/Wikimedia)

For centuries, the waters of the Indus River basin have been a point of contention for the region's inhabitants. The Indus Waters Treaty has governed use of the waters between India and Pakistan since 1960. But in the fall of 2016 a flare-up in tensions between India and Pakistan over...

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