North Carolina Journal of International Law

"Connecting North Carolina to the World of International Law"


The Indus Water Treaty: Past, Present, and Future

By: James Borden               Background of the India-Pakistan Conflict and the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 India and Pakistan gained their independence from the British Indian empire, and each other, when they were partitioned in 1947. This partition allotted India control over the Jammu and Kashmir region and has been a central part of…