Water Tensions Across the World: Exploring the Middle Eastern Conflict for Water

Seth Edwards
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Steven Burg
College of Arts and Sciences

Political Science

Water is crucial for sustaining human life. However, in many parts of the world, clean water is a rare commodity. With population growth and boundary tensions, competition for clean water is growing in many regions of the world. By analyzing the Middle East’s water scarcity crisis, we are able to foresee what the future may hold for tensions and possible conflict over water.

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