Introduction; Introduction: V.I. Grover; Water Wars? Conflict, Cooperation, and Negotiation over Transboundary Water: Shlomi Dinar; Conflicts in Shared River Basins: Nils Petter Gleditsch et al.; Asia; Water Conflicts in China: Desheng Hu; Disputes over Water, Natural Resources and Human Security in Bangladesh: Towards a Conflict Analysis Framework: Irna van der Molen; Africa; The Hydropolitics of Cooperation: South Africa during the Cold War: Anthony Turton; Competition for Limited Water Resources in Botswana: Umoh T. Umoh et al.; Water Conflict in West Africa: The Niger River Basin Experience: Umoh T. Umoh et al.; River Development and Bilateral Cooperation: Lesotho Highlands Water Project Case Study: Naho Mirumachi; Australia; Water: An Essential Commodity and Yet a Potential Source of Conflict with Special Reference to Australia: Syed U. Hussainy and S. Kumar; Comparisons Between Continents; Enhancing Sustainability in River Basin Management through Conflict Resolution: Comparative Analysis from the U.S. and South Korea: Young-Doo Wang et al.; North America; International Joint Commission: A Model of Cooperation in the Great Lakes Region: V.I. Grover and Haseen Khan; South Pacific; Water in the Pacific Islands: Case Studies from Fiji and Kiribati: Eberhard Weber.