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Looming Threats due to Scarcity of Water in the Middle East

Reader comment on item: The Middle East Runs out of Water

Submitted by Ali H. Alyami, CDHR (United States), May 9, 2015 at 22:22

Peace, security and stability in the Middle East will not be achieved and sustained by the barrel of the gun, but by providing a better life for the mushrooming populations of the region. All living things depend on water and the Arab World and Iran are running out of it according to this well-written and substantiated piece. Many other international studies have stated the same repeatedly: the Middle East is running out of water.

If the autocrats and theocrats of the Middle East care about their peoples, lasting peace, stability, cordial neighborliness and respect for human dignity, then they should be spending their billions and using the creativity of their scientists on securing water sources and supplies for their oppressed citizens instead of buying advanced war machines and manufacturing

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