The EEZs’ chess games: what about the Indian Ocean?

Indian Ocean: Strategic Imperatives For India To Keep It Indian – Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila

“The Indian Ocean is where the rivalry between the United States and China in the Pacific interlocks the regional rivalry between China and India and also with America’s fight against Islamic terrorism and the Middle East, which includes America’s attempt to contain Iran” — Robert Kaplan

Cold Water Wars?

Uzbekistan Leader Warns of Water Wars in Central Asia

Uzbekistan water resources

President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan has upped his rhetoric against neighboring Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, warning that their efforts to build hydroelectric power stations on rivers upstream could spark war.

Regional conflict over water in Central Asia

Mineral Resources of Afghanistan