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Rivers of Discord: International Water Disputes in the Middle East

By: Greg Shapland

183 pages, Tabs, maps

C Hurst

Hardback | Jul 1997 | #69191 | ISBN: 1850652147
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Sets international water disputes in the context of the region's turbulent politics. In recent years, intensifying competition for scarce water resources, rapid population growth and the drive for economic development have exacerbated existing antagonisms in a region that has been the scene of several substantial outbreaks of armed conflict since the Second World War.


Water and Politics in the Middle East; Water in the Arab-Israel Dispute; The Nile Basin; The Tigris-Euphrates Basin; The Orontes; Ground-water disputes; Some Common Themes.

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