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Global War - Indian Hegemony over water

21 December, 2009

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Four declared (China, Russia, Pakistan & India) and three future (Iran, Israel & South Korea) nuke powers are located in Asia. The said powers have disputes amongst each other For example, Indian – China dispute over border and Water Resources, Pakistan – India dispute over Kashmir, Distribution of water Resources, Dispute between Israel and rest of the Arab countries, Iran – Iraq conflicts over Energy Resources, Water and Territorial dispute between Bangladesh, India and Nepal, Instability in India due to Maoist movement, Regional instability due to American presence in the area and Indian interference in Pakistan are the factors which are dragging the world toward next Global WAR.


The recent Indian actions of depriving Pakistan from River Chenab and Jhelum Water, depriving Nepal from Hydropower Energy and denying Bangladesh (BD) form water while approving constructional plan of Tapaimukh Dam in Northern Manipur state on The Barak River and killing of BD BSF on border have further fuelled the regional issues. Million of lands of Bangladesh and Pakistan is going to be barren and will directly worsen the economy of poor neighbors of India. Millions of farmers in Pakistan and Bangladesh have made plans to start agitation against India. They are also demanding that their governments to strive for their rights on international fora. On July 5, this year about 30 Bangladeshis, belonging to a human right body “Lamp Post” held a protest demonstration in front of Indian High Commission, Dhaka against Indian Plan to construct Tapaimukh Dam and killing of their BSF in border areas. They also demanded withdrawal of Indian High Commissioner Mr. Chakravarty from Bangladesh due to his offensive remarks about the water experts of Bangladesh. Subsequently Bangladesh National Party parliamentarian Mr. Zainlal Abedin Faruk also demanded that Mr. Chakravarty should be sent home for undiplomatic remarks over the controversial river dam.


Thus, it appears that Indian desire of becoming region power; capturing and grabbing natural resources, fomenting terrorism in regional countries would likely to ignite the issues which would become the main causes and started point of future Global War. Do you agree on following please:-


  • Capturing and grabbing natural resource and fomenting terrorism Indian main causes of future global war.
  • Protection of Israeli brutality in Palestine, China-India territorial disputes, containment of China, South Korean Issue , American stay in Afghanistan, Iran and Israel conflict and depleting American economy would be contributories factors towards future world war.
  • Please also suggest that how we can avoid Global WAR and how we can pressurize India to resolve regional issues with her neighbors.
  • Reader Comments:

    USA - India Nexus & Global War

    I think USA is using India to contain China. Initially she used my leadership in disintegration of Great Soviet Union and now covertly using India against China and Pakistan. Zaheer very rightly touched upon the contributory factors which are taking us towards nuke war. Indian desire of replacing China and grabbing natural resources need to be condemned. Indian public must know that USA can’t be permanent friend. Indian Intelligence agencies are deliberately creating problems for Bangladesh. Indian govt is very clear that Bangladesh and Pakistan are two Muslim countries and their public masses have strong ties of Islam. Indian intentions of hitting economies of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are an open secret now. She is working for destabilization of the region with the tacit support of USA. RAW also assisted CIA and Mossad against Russian interest. Israeli has the plan to launch air strikes against Iran. In this regards Admiral Mullen also stated that power usage could be one of the option to hit Iran nuke programme. Israeli will uses use India bases to hit Iran. I think leadership regional countries should sit down in Moscow to counter growing American and Indian influence in the region. We must know that future global war might be the end of this world. The regional countries must have an eye over Indian actions and ask her to resolve regional issues. Government of Bangladesh should look after her interest and task her Intelligence agency to watch RAW activities in her country. There are news that India is also planning another mutiny in Bangladesh army .


    Jackson, Romania - 25 December, 2009

    Kindly dont feed hatred

    Please dont feed hatred with this incorrect information.

    Pakistan army busniess of terrorism is cause of instability. Please name one incident in which pakistani is not involved. this is because of your army. please remove this button from this self destruct button for sake of your innocent people.

    Sameer, Seychelles - 27 December, 2009

    How to avoid WW3


    The world is really inching towards mega war and I think Paks, particularly the Pakistan's very grand army is the key body that is mitigating the causes and keeping the WW3 away.

    Actually, India is itself in big trouble resourcewise-- energy and water and just about all resources.And still most important fact is that the smalller south Asian sub-continent has very delicate systems of glaciers that feed the rivers of south Asia.India's own rivers are drying faster than those of Pakistan and Bangladesh.River Brahamputra is being threatened by both key factors like drying of rivers and diverting of already scarce water away from Bangla by India.

    I firmly believe that India cannot take use of over 3 mbpd energy equivalence(oil, gas and power) and that will kill the water and agriculture base and even life in India in times to come.

    After getting my engineering work published in the world's leading gas engineering places in their annual International conferences(2004) of LRGCC, NACE, GPA,I had published weather and energy related work in the 2004 annual International Conference of Kyoto Protocol and my work appearing in 2005 US military publications.My lwtter was published as the best by Hindustan Times in 2006.I think Bangla is in worse trouble, followed by India and then Pakistan.China is in some river drying trouble, but they are cultivating(by all legally right means)70-100 billion tons per year of Brahamputra(out of total of 275 billion tons py flow).If Indus is the biggest river of Pakistan, Brahamputra is the same for India and Bangla.Brahamputra is in big trouble, but Indus is relatively much safer, though Chenab and Jehlum are not. But, Indus has water flow regime of more than 70 percent of Pak rivers.Indus is fed by the six largest glaciers of the world out of arctic and many more.The flow trajectory of the Indus and the possibility of stealing Indus water is very little as the flow is out of reach of the bad guys and the mighty river's mountaneous flow regime makes all attempts incapacitated to sublet the river through mighty rocks leading to nowhere.

    I think Paks should worry about our own water and we are relatively much safer.No one should touch Chenab and Jehlum(as smaller Ravi and Satluj belong to India by 1960 India Pak water treaty), but Paks will not die even if we have just Indus water coming to us.

    India is in very big trouble as it just cannot expand its oil and gas and power energy base beyond 4 or 5 mbpd energy basket as it will dry up all Indian rivers through melting of Himalayas glaciers.All life could perish in India if they loose water and agriculture only to save some motorist lush for driving.

    Actually India has lost for ever the acquisition of oil and gas energy to China.It is competition only between China and America as each of these countries will have total energy basket of 35-40 mbpd equivalence and India will be stuck at 4-5 mbpd equivalence and that too with looming danger of melting its glaciers and drying up all its rivers much faster.

    Q to A.
    Q.
    Capturing and grabbing natural resource and fomenting terrorism Indian main causes of future global war.

    A.
    India cannot expand its energy use much and even there oil has reached peak state and there won't be available any when America, China and Europe even will be struggling to get the survival portion.On natural gas front, China is in firm grab of gas from central Asia and is completing negotiations with Russia on mega gas pipe lines.There won't be any gas pipe lines to India and, very important,no big pipe line makes economic or engineering wise feasible proposition unless this gas pipeline comes via Pakistan to India.

    Q.
    Protection of Israeli brutality in Palestine, China-India territorial disputes, containment of China, South Korean Issue , American stay in Afghanistan, Iran and Israel conflict and depleting American economy would be contributories factors towards future world war.
    Please also suggest that how we can avoid Global WAR and how we can pressurize India to resolve regional issues with her neighbors.

    A.
    All the above suggest mega problems of danger to even existence of India.

    China's energy use will even surpass that of even America by 2025 and that will make China economy bigger than America's by 2025.A tiger China standing in the region will make the wolves behave.

    Every body knows that Pak military and no one else controlling within Pak,and mitigating terror by Pak military,is the key to avoid WW3.

    Any country in the world ever in history did put all its trust in its army.

    Under the present circumstances,I would salute Pak military as the champions of stopping WW3.

    Under these circumstances, Paks must love Pak military above any body in Pakistan.

    Pak military are the only people who can even fight terror and keep foreign wolves away.

    Love and respect of Pak military and love and respect of China are the key to save Paks from Indian and other wolves.

    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 30 December, 2009

    Possibility of a Global War (WW3)

    There is no possibility of evolving a situation which could lead to another Global War(WW3). The comments described in this article is purely speculative. There is an international watch dog which is invisibly watching all activities happening throughout world and Powerful Countries such as USA, China are aware of what is happening and if anything serious going to happen in and around South East Asia these countries will take initiatives to curb such attempts to stabilize region. Just internal problems inside Pakistan and Afganistan are majour causes and concerns which any common man with reasonable intellect can understand. Issues of sharing water is big problem to many countires as it happening with Malaysia and Singapore. But at the end of the day who have upperhand will always win. So those countries depending the mercy need to immediately re-align thier strategy to get water through alternatives sources like what Singapoe is doing. If it is not economically feasible Pakisani Govt should seek help to resolve it amicabily so the answer is in your backyard itslef. Just turn your back and open your eyes open wide! May Peace bless Pakistan and the current rift in Army and Democratically elected Govt leadership of Hon PM Gilani knows what and when to execute it. Before that it should strive to get international support from Saudi's and Iranian's in order to maximize thier strategic relations especially with India & China rather than with U.S.A. which will not help them in the long term. Americans are ready to wash thier hands any time once Indian and Afganistan jointly eliminate the Taliban's secret missions. So keeping good relations with neighbours are exteamely important for Pakistan. If think practically Pakistan will be able to devlop healthy relations and good partnership arrangements with India & China it will definitely lead to the path of prosperity. There may be potential for utilizing the human capital in Pakistan and embark on projects which could lead to increased FDI and job creation. The differance between Indian and Pakistani Currencies will be narrowed& moderated, which will benifit the Pakistans economy and increase the buying power of Pakistanis which currently is in the decreasing trend over the last many decades. As a result of Military leadership and repeated attacks by Taliban and terrorists organizations Pakistans economy is shattered which cant be countered or alleviated by KLB or any external finacialy support. So confidence bulding measuers for Pakistan with its neighbours is increasingly important to retain peace and prosperity for Pakistan in this new Year.

    Peace Lover, Seychelles - 03 January, 2010

    No to WW3

    Trajan was ambitious of fame, and as long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters.

    -- Edward Gibbon in "Decline and fall of the Roman Empire".

    The watchdogs are just some solace of small part satisfaction and these invisible(perhaps non rxistent)watch dogs have been of no effect any five or six times in the past when the world was just tempting with WW3 exploding.Pakistan or any Islamic country is not strong enough to decide or even be part of WW3.The mightiest ones are the one who allways were the carrier and deciders of the WW1 and WW2.

    If, there was no big stockpiles of nukes with the mightiest, the WW3 might have broken out on many occasions as such:

    1.America blockaded Cuba in 1962 and blokaded Russian entry there for establishing missile bases.The holiday leaves of the armed forces were cancelled and it was all ready to go.

    Russia played it cool and the danger of WW3 subsided.

    Israeli troops were headed to Damascus, Syria in 1967 Arab-israeli war and were announcing on the radio as such:

    'Women of Damascus make super food for us tonite. We are coming."

    The PM Mr Kosygin of Russia called President Johnson of USA saying as:

    'Stop them or we will"

    Mr Johnson ordered Israel for immediate ceasefire.

    In early 1970's during the height of Vietnam bombings, PM Kosygin, while in Canada deliverd the warning to America as:

    'If you want war, you will have war."

    There was a big loss of B-52 bombers in few weeks and the peace process was started by intensive peace negotiations between Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho.

    In 1973 middle east war, Russian PM happened to say as:

    'Russians are coming to middle east war zones."

    President Nixon fired back as such:

    'We will either live together or we will die together."

    So the fear of WW3 subsided.

    In 1986, Russians shot down KAL007 flight and some very important US men including congressmen were killed due to downed plane.

    US secretary of state appeared to media and could'nt even talk due to shocked and choked throat.The Russians , putting salt on the wounds, said as such:

    'We will do it again"

    America played it cool and things were subsided.

    But it was the Afghan war that decided it all without WW3.Russia failed there like all others before like Alexander the Great, Mongols, The Brits you name a few.

    If america can do otherwise, it will be the first miracle in history of that region.

    Glad that Paks are only mitigating terror within their own territory.They are not attacking any neighbour like Saddam or some others did.Paks are not even antagonizing India and main threats are coming from India to Pakistan.

    As long as Pak armed forces are strong and they can keep the nuclear arsenal they have, chance of even regional big conflict are minimal.

    It is the nuclear arsenal that keeps other mighty ones away from Russia, even though Russian economy after the break up is only qne thirteenth of that of America's. South Korea's economy is 35 times bigger than that of north Korea.

    PAKS ARE NO CANDIDATE OF WW3 AND THE PAK ACTS ARE ONLY INTERNAL MITIGATION OF TERROR AND STAYING AS BUFFER BETWEEN THE MIGHTY ONES AND THAT WARDS OFF WW3 FEARS NO MATTER HOW MUCH STRESS IS AMONGST THE MIGHTIEST FOR ACQUISITION OF ENERGY RESOURCES.

    India with some manipulated moves of embroiling USA and some others as thoughtful nexus has issued even limited nuclear war warning through its military chief.If Kapoor has done it on his own, he need be sacked right away. What baffles is America's silence and failure to condemn Indian military chief over his very mad statement.

    Again, Pak military and nation must be admired for playing it cool and going critical of only the specific threat giver.

    I think it will be big folly to rest your life into the hands of the watch dogs.These watch dogs(with the exception of China) can be the hounds of participants against Paks.

    Paks need to develope their second biggest coal reserves with China and for sales to China to boost economy. That will push up Pak economy to one third and not one seventh as is the population ratio.

    Paks must expand and punch-threshold the arsenal with even stronger and better penetrating missiles for defence deterrence and no belligerant bully reasons like India has done through Kapoor.

    I had attended a very important seminar in 1970, when I was studying engineering in Canada.The man we had seminar with was Mr Ian Smart and he was the first in command of the London based Institute of Strategic Studies.

    Some one asked Mr Smart as such:

    "Why was America surrendering to threats from Russia, while at that time in 1970, America had 4 to 1 edge (900 to 250)in nuke missiles.

    Mr Smart replied as:

    'Even that number of 250 can annihilate."

    With the much small area of south Asia,Pak arsenal can save Paks.

    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 06 January, 2010

    Berating Kapoor

    Let us first berate that Kapoor for his want and haunt of limited nuclear war.

    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 06 January, 2010

    Rights for Development

    Does anyone remember the Right to Development under the UN Charter on Human Rights?
    If a country fails to utilize its resources for the uplift of its people and another country takes the benefit of the same source for its own people, such an action carries full blessings of the UN as well as all its related organizations, including the World Bank. If Pakistan failed to utilize its water, preferring it to run into the sea, than it has no case to object India using the same water for its own people. Pakistan, India and all other countries of the region are signatories to the UN Charter. Let us first set our own house in order, before raising accusing fingers on others. This is not a political but an issue concerning Human Rights for the Development.

    M.Saeed, Pakistan - 17 January, 2010

    Road to peace or road to war

    First, I must do a brief correction on Mr Saeed.
    By 1960 Indus water treaty signed by both India and Pakistan, India gets water of three eastern rivers( Ravi, Satluj and Beas), while Paks get water of three western rivers(Chenab, Jehlum and Indus).

    For technical knowledge, this not so wise man must know that there is natural flow in a river, alone or with its tributaries to end up in ocean.Otherwise, the whole water body will dry up or run dry over water usage for few years.Even the rain cycles accompany flowing water for replenishing reasons.Strictly speaking, India has no right over the rivers of Chenab, Jehlum and Indus.Indus is out of reach for India to do any water theft as the terrain and mountains shield it enough and do not allow reach or subleting through impossible to conquer mountains along the way of the path of Indus, and this river carries with it more than 75 percent of Pakistan's water.The real problem with south Asian rivers is the fast drying of them water bodies due to expanded use of energy.I think that energy(oil, gas and power)has a limited threshold in that only one million sq miles or so area and the very delicate glaciers of the Himalayas cannot take energy use of 5 mbpd equivalent without melting of glaciers and drying of the rivers.Indus will hold on longer than others as it is fed by the six largest glaciers of the world outside the arctic.After publishing my gas engineering work in the world's leading places like LRGCC,Gas Processors of America and NACE in their annual International Conferences of 2004, I had published a paper on weather warming due to energy use and processes in the annual 2004 International Conference of Kyoto Protocol and US military published some of that information in their 2005 publications. I think that more bigger use of oil and gas and power by south asia will dry up the rivers and kill the water and food base and the people all together.

    India is loosing its own river water as the glaciers melt away.India then tries to illegally replenish the lost water by violating 1960 Indus water treaty.Indus is out of touch and reach and India does the treaty breach on Chenab and Jehlum.India's major and main river Brahamputra is drying fast and China is also legally planning of diverting 70-100 billion tons yearly of Brahamputra's total yearly water flow of 300 billion tons by cultivating only rain water before it becomes part of the river BP.Ganga and Jamna and most Indian rivers are fast drying up as well.

    I believe that India and Paks will soon realize that there is no use fighting over the common bad fortune beyond their control.There has to be cut back or freeze of some very ambitios energy use projects.Even there, the matter is out of luck as peak oil has reached and there won't be enough oil in the world to go around to satiate those ambitions.Just revert to mass transport(trains and big buses)and keep and stay alive with water and food.

    India and Pakistan are not big enough players to dictate a world war three for south Asia.Unless some one very high ups gets real mad, then it will be mutual assured distruction of south Asia, given the numbers of nukes that are allready there and many more will rapidly be added to the nukes arsenal there.

    Peace is the only option left there for south Asia.

    Paks are playing a safer and wise game to mitigate the dangers of WW3.Like Libya's Qadaffi and Hafez Asad's Syria,and unlike Saddam, Paks are not attacking any country beyond their neighbours.They are mitigating terror within their boundaries successfully so the non state or even foreign fed terror does not get spilled out of Pak borders.The military, the entire nation and the politicians - ruling or in opposition, are playing it non belligerant and non provocative through mix or intent or God helped intuition of good luck of staying no danger to all with peace for all.No sensible nation can get aggresively mad on either Pak army or Pak nation or Pak politicians.Paks are acting very effective buffer through control all inside by our patriotic and non agressors to all army.

    Saddam would have stayed intact if he had not attacked Kuwait.In the WW2,America's naval blockade of Japan and Japan's attacking Pearl Harbour as result would never have happened if Japan was not embroiled in war against more than half dozen Asian countries including China, Indo China and many others.

    And in Europe WW2 might have stopped after Dunkirk if the Polish army was strong enough to stay as buffer control of inside Pole affairs by separating the mighty Germans and the Russians and not giving them a chance to march into Poland for the bloody face off later on that started the bloodiest phase of WW2.

    Pak nation, Pak military and Pak politicians are successfully cleaning up the mess inside and this mess is made mostly by foreign infiltrated intrigues.

    PEACE FOR ALL.

    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 21 January, 2010

    From war to peace

    With India and Pakistan both suffering from fast drying of rivers, it would be mad act to start war for water.India is suffering even more on dwindling supplies of water by its fast drying rivers.Even the linking of Indian rivers at proposed cost of over 120 billion dollars is going to further worsen the water supplies through rivers in India.So all the technical experts and engineering expertise in India are advising the government to call off the rivers linking projects and cancell it alltogether.

    Pakistan has become a part victim on partial draw of water(against 1960 Indus water treaty)by India.But, in the long run, it is going to be disaster for all with possible exception of part water retention by Indus river.

    Drying of rivers stresses the rivers water flow and drastically reduces the rainfall.The rainfall reduction and fall patterns get even worse by rivers interlinking as the original Indian plan was.Even the ground water may get deeper to pump it out with greater difficulty.

    The root cause of the drying of rivers is the global warming due to highly increased oil and gas and power use that has resulted in Carbon dioxide emissions and the weather warming.The problem in south Asia of this weather warming is showing up worse with increased use of energy.The cause that is hampering drag for mitigating river water shortage problem is that the populations of both India and Pakistan has increased between 4-4.5 times since partition of 1947. The population of white man in Europe and north America has had hardly any natural increase even since world war first, whereas the yellow people of China and Japan and others together have only doubled since 1947 and have stayed almost constant since 1985.Only Africa's or to less extent, the latinos have increased their populations like south Asia since 1947.

    I think that India and Pakistan and Bangladesh must both put immediate stops to their population increases.

    India and Pakistan just do not have the warm up absorbing capacity to live much increase of their energy use.Almost 75 percent of the energy use in south Asia is within 250 miles radius from the Himalayas glaciers,which get melted and cause un-steady sporadic to slowed down flow regimes in the rivers of south Asia.The worse victim are the rivers ganga and then Brahamputra that do not have nearly as many and as large glaciers that feed the Indus river.Ganga could be totally dried up river within 20 years and Brahamputra is projected to have half as much water(a drop from 300 billion tons per year to 150 billion tpy),and Brahamputra will loose 75 billion tons per year as China legally cultivates only the rain water falling on its soil and before it goes into the river.That will terribly damage India's water supplies and starve its people en masse if the gas oil and power energy use is not checked right now.

    I had published paper in the Kyoto Protol International annual conference of 2004 and US military published some of that work of mine in 2005 US military publications on world's future weather.I think and I seriously think that enhanced energy use is going to be the biggest disaster in S.A history as it will choke the rivers flow and kill the rains in future for ever in south Asia.4 mbpd equivalent energy(oil, gas and power)in India and 0.75 mbpd equivalent energy use in Pakistan are a bit too much to take for one quarter million square miles area of himalayas glaciers under belly and is causing the start of havoc to the very survival of south Asia.

    China's case of using 24 mbpd equivalent of total energy in 2015 and 40 mbpd equivalent by 2030 is a different and safer scenario as their bulk energy burn is thousands of miles away from their glaciers and China has 4 million squre miles on land and 6 million square miles off land area to vent off and lent off their gigantic and America comparable use of energy in near future.Still China is suffering, but not that much in at least one river that is the yellow river.America's and Canada's rivers are safe as they are fed by lakes and there is over 7 million square miles of area plus the cold of very large Canada to absorb the heat.

    An other advise for south Asia is to swtch to less thirsty crops as Europe did a century ago.Europeans enjoy the potato based carbo- hydrates and eat only one slice of bread(equivalent to only one sixth of a chapati) a meal.You see Europeans and Americans loving potato cut french fries, scallaped potatoes, mashed potatoes, potato pieces and much more made of potatoes.

    Potato is not water thirsty crop.It takes 3000 kilos of water to produce a kilo of rice,2000 kilos of water to produce a kilo of wheat, whereas it takes only 350 kilos of water use to produce a kilo of potatoes.

    South Asia will be better off to do water menagent amicably and together. The common enemy is the drying of rivers.Second advise there must be to get away from car, and use the old mass transports like trains and big buses.





    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 01 February, 2010

    From war to peace

    With India and Pakistan both suffering from fast drying of rivers, it would be mad act to start war for water.India is suffering even more on dwindling supplies of water by its fast drying rivers.Even the linking of Indian rivers at proposed cost of over 120 billion dollars is going to further worsen the water supplies through rivers in India.So all the technical experts and engineering expertise in India are advising the government to call off the rivers linking projects and cancell it alltogether.

    Pakistan has become a part victim on partial draw of water(against 1960 Indus water treaty)by India.But, in the long run, it is going to be disaster for all with possible exception of part water retention by Indus river.

    Drying of rivers stresses the rivers water flow and drastically reduces the rainfall.The rainfall reduction and fall patterns get even worse by rivers interlinking as the original Indian plan was.Even the ground water may get deeper to pump it out with greater difficulty.

    The root cause of the drying of rivers is the global warming due to highly increased oil and gas and power use that has resulted in Carbon dioxide emissions and the weather warming.The problem in south Asia of this weather warming is showing up worse with increased use of energy.The cause that is hampering drag for mitigating river water shortage problem is that the populations of both India and Pakistan has increased between 4-4.5 times since partition of 1947. The population of white man in Europe and north America has had hardly any natural increase even since world war first, whereas the yellow people of China and Japan and others together have only doubled since 1947 and have stayed almost constant since 1985.Only Africa's or to less extent, the latinos have increased their populations like south Asia since 1947.

    I think that India and Pakistan and Bangladesh must both put immediate stops to their population increases.

    India and Pakistan just do not have the warm up absorbing capacity to live much increase of their energy use.Almost 75 percent of the energy use in south Asia is within 250 miles radius from the Himalayas glaciers,which get melted and cause un-steady sporadic to slowed down flow regimes in the rivers of south Asia.The worse victim are the rivers ganga and then Brahamputra that do not have nearly as many and as large glaciers that feed the Indus river.Ganga could be totally dried up river within 20 years and Brahamputra is projected to have half as much water(a drop from 300 billion tons per year to 150 billion tpy),and Brahamputra will loose 75 billion tons per year as China legally cultivates only the rain water falling on its soil and before it goes into the river.That will terribly damage India's water supplies and starve its people en masse if the gas oil and power energy use is not checked right now.

    I had published paper in the Kyoto Protol International annual conference of 2004 and US military published some of that work of mine in 2005 US military publications on world's future weather.I think and I seriously think that enhanced energy use is going to be the biggest disaster in S.A history as it will choke the rivers flow and kill the rains in future for ever in south Asia.4 mbpd equivalent energy(oil, gas and power)in India and 0.75 mbpd equivalent energy use in Pakistan are a bit too much to take for one quarter million square miles area of himalayas glaciers under belly and is causing the start of havoc to the very survival of south Asia.

    China's case of using 24 mbpd equivalent of total energy in 2015 and 40 mbpd equivalent by 2030 is a different and safer scenario as their bulk energy burn is thousands of miles away from their glaciers and China has 4 million squre miles on land and 6 million square miles off land area to vent off and lent off their gigantic and America comparable use of energy in near future.Still China is suffering, but not that much in at least one river that is the yellow river.America's and Canada's rivers are safe as they are fed by lakes and there is over 7 million square miles of area plus the cold of very large Canada to absorb the heat.

    An other advise for south Asia is to swtch to less thirsty crops as Europe did a century ago.Europeans enjoy the potato based carbo- hydrates and eat only one slice of bread(equivalent to only one sixth of a chapati) a meal.You see Europeans and Americans loving potato cut french fries, scallaped potatoes, mashed potatoes, potato pieces and much more made of potatoes.

    Potato is not water thirsty crop.It takes 3000 kilos of water to produce a kilo of rice,2000 kilos of water to produce a kilo of wheat, whereas it takes only 350 kilos of water use to produce a kilo of potatoes.

    South Asia will be better off to do water menagent amicably and together. The common enemy is the drying of rivers.Second advise there must be to get away from car, and use the old mass transports like trains and big buses.





    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 01 February, 2010

    Aaloo Gosht aur Machli

    Humans drink on the average 250 kilos of water a year and cows and other slaughter animals may drink 20 kilos of water only per kilo of meat produced a year.A fish may consume even less water per kilo of its fish meat(30 kilo water per Kg production of fish meat).

    Potatoes(popularly eaten as major carbo-hydrate intake in the west as french fries, baked potatoes, scallaped potatoes, potato veggies, mashed potatoes and potato patties etc)take only 350 kilos of water per kilo produced of potatoes.

    Water thirsty rice crop requires 3000 kilos of water to produce a kilo of rice whereas a kilo of water thirsty wheat crop requires 2000 kilos of water to produce a kilo of wheat.

    Why not enjoy your potatoes, meat and fish and all of India and Pakistan enjoy peace rather than facing war like situation.

    Just be nice to your neighbour on water sharing and there is enough of peace water if you eat Aaloo, gosht aur machli.

    Anwar Mahmood, Canada - 01 February, 2010

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