Water: source of life and conflict in the Land of Rivers

By Joris Leverink.* Oil is often seen as the root cause of conflict in the Middle East, but in the coming years water might come to overtake it as a key source of dispute. Mesopotamia, the ‘Land of Two Rivers’, cradle of modern civilization and currently home to probably as many conflicts as there are … Continue reading Water: source of life and conflict in the Land of Rivers