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Civilization's Drying Cradle: Water Politics in the Tigris-Euphrates River Basin - Water Supplies and Conflicts, Desalination, Dams, Hydroelectric Plants, Drought Impacting Turkey, Syria, Iraq
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This paper details the nature of water shortages in the Tigris and Euphrates basin, discusses relationships between upstream-downstream riparian states, analyzes whether international water laws are sufficiently developed to influence Turkey, Syria, and Iraq toward a long-term solution, and explains the importance of a U.S. role.
2012 U.S. Intelligence Community Threat Assessment on Global Water Security - Shortages, Floods, National Security Impact, Nile, Tigris-Euphrates, Mekong, Jordan, Indus, Brahmaputra, and Amu Darya
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Hydrology
This report, issued in February 2012 and requested by the Department of State, is designed to answer the question: How will water problems (shortages, poor water quality, or floods) impact US national security interests over the next 30 years?