The divvying up of water is a knotty geopolitical issue and one students in my "Mission Possible: Global Issues, Leadership Choices" had to contend with recently. This article about the impact of China's proposed Sambor dam on the Mekong River highlights the problems: in this case, hydroelectric power for some countries, restricted water and destruction of fisheries for other countries. www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2146611/china-backed-plan-mekongs-biggest-dam-would-devastate
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