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Kajaki Dam

The Long Winding River: Unravelling the water dispute between Afghanistan and Iran

Mhd Assem Mayar Roxanna Shapour

Afghanistan and Iran have been at loggerheads for much of this year over the Helmand River and its water. As the region grappled with a punishing drought for the third year running, the two neighbouring countries have been locked in a tense melee over shared transboundary rivers. While Iran seeks to assert its rights over […]

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Failed Afghan dam project ‘offered British military redemption’ after Iraq debacle’

Other AAN

The Daily Telegraph, 30 January 2013 The British daily reports about AAN’s latest report, authored by Noah Arjomand, looking at the project of refurbishing the Kajaki dam which was supposed to bring electricity to Kandahar but didn’t so far. It also has a reaction from the UK’s Ministry of Defence said: ‘The decision for UK […]

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Eagle’s Summit Revisited: AAN report about Decision-Making in the Kajaki Dam Project

Noah Arjomand

In the summer of 2008, in what was described as the biggest British-led ‘route clearance operation’ since World War II, nearly 5000 ISAF and Afghan troops transported eight components of a hydroelectric turbine, each weighing 20 to 30 tonne, from Kandahar Air Field to the Kajaki Dam in Helmand Province – in the face of […]

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