The Taliban’s New Canal Threatens Water Security in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
By Niginakhon Saida
As the Taliban rush to complete the Qosh Tepa canal, Central Asia’s water security is at risk.
Border Clashes and Water Disputes Complicate Taliban-Iran Relations
By Parisa Abbasian
Both the Taliban and Iran have made gestures aimed at lowering border tensions, but each still blames the other for recent clashes.
Afghanistan Seeks to Control Its Own Water Destiny
By Patrick Yeager
The Taliban’s plan to upgrade Afghanistan’s water infrastructure is raising tensions with neighboring countries.
Afghanistan’s Kamal Khan Dam and the Helmand River Treaty
By Ikramuddin Kamil
Neither the Helmand River Treaty nor customary international law denies Afghanistan the right to construct dams over the Helmand River.
India’s Controversial Afghanistan Dams
By Sudha Ramachandran
Indian-built dams in Afghanistan are causing trouble with downstream states Iran and Pakistan.
Afghanistan’s Water-Sharing Puzzle
By Zabihullah Mudabber
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict over scarce water resources.