Water Wars: Coming Conflicts in the Middle East

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As one of the most volatile, heavily-armed and strategically significant regions on earth, the Middle East constantly engages the attention of world powers, whose foreign policies are often driven by a desire for guaranteed access to oil and for overall stability in the area. This book contends, however, that it is conflicts over the control of water, not oil, which are likely to threaten stability. Explaining how environmental and political factors are radically affecting the water supply of the three great river systems - ...

Water Wars: Coming Conflicts in the Middle East 1993, Gollancz, London

ISBN-13: 9780575055339

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