TITLE

Wells of conflict on the West Bank

AUTHOR(S)
Pearce, Fred
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the historical shortage of water on the land that is now Israel has become a stumbling block to peace in the Middle East. Drought in Israel; Arguments of political ineptitude as cause of the water crisis; Manipulating fears of water shortage and implications for the West Bank; Comment of Arie Issar of the Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research. INSET: A confusion of rights to water supplies..
ACCESSION #
9107221952

 

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