The Disaffected Lib: Are Things Heating Up in the Himalayas?

For a while, India and China even claimed to have finally settled their dangerous border dispute.   If they ever had a deal, it seems that deal is in doubt. The land in question is the northernmost Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and the Himalayan region of Aksai Chin.   In new Chinese passports those regions are ...

World Headlines Review: Peas in a Water Pod: China, India and Bangladesh; Atlanta, Alabama and Florida

Two Economist articles of recent publication draw attention to the imminent threat that the availability of water, or the lack thereof, poses to social, political and economic stability.  A Himalayan rivalry, Aug 21; and Chattahoochee blues, Sept 18; describe current and potential disputes on both domestic and international levels.  In discussing the extremely complex nature ...