Chuck Spinney: The Palestinian Question: Why the Two-State Solution is Kaput Water and the Creeping Annexation of the West Bank

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

The Palestinian Question: Why the Two-State Solution is Kaput

Water and the Creeping Annexation of the West Bank

So Israel’s creeping annexation of the West Bank and its lock of the West Bank’s water resources will continue unabated, in part financed by tax deductible donations from the US, and propped up by increased military aid.

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Apr 22

Berto Jongman: Water Inequality Leading to Global Disaster

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Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Scientists say we’re in for a “global disaster” if we don’t solve water inequality

Scientists looking at over a decade of data from NASA satellites have found a startling pattern: All over the world, wet regions are becoming wetter, while dry regions grow drier.

See Also: Water @ Phi Beta Iota

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Feb 25

Graphic: Water Conflict Events

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Among the most disturbing trends in 2015 was the intentional and unintentional targeting of water infrastructure in several of the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and the Ukraine, attacks on water pipelines and water supply systems in Syria and Iraq, and the use of major dams as weapons of war in Iraq. In other parts of the world, however, we also saw several instances of violence over access to water, from low-level fights among land owners to the deaths of thousands in Yemen in armed fights over wells and other water access points.

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Water Conflict Chronology List

Tip of the Hat to Berto Jongman.

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Feb 21