The Politics Of Scarcity: Water In The Middle East, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Politics Of Scarcity

Water In The Middle East, 1st Edition

By Joyce R Starr, Daniel C. Stoll, Selig A Taubenblatt, Donald E Osborn

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198 pages

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Description

This book focuses on the impact that emerging water problems in the Middle East will have on U.S. strategic interests in that region. It provides an invaluable study for students of the Middle East as well as for seasoned analysts.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Water: The Next Strategic Resource -- The Legal Regime of the Nile River Basin -- Jordan River Basin Water: A Challenge in the 1990s -- Desalination Technology: An Overview -- Water Problems, Solar Solutions: Applications of Solar Thermal Energy to Water Technologies -- Direct Seawater Irrigation as a Major Food Production Technology for the Middle East -- Turkey’s Peace Pipeline -- U.S. Government Policy Structure -- Water for the Year 2000

About the Authors

Joyce R. Starr is director for Economic and Social Development Studies and senior fellow for Near East Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Prior to joining the center in 1979, Dr. Starr served as associate special assistant to the president in the Carter White House. Daniel C. Stoll has been research associate in the Near East Studies and Council at the Center for Strategic International Studies since 1985.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies