Mideast Tension Fueled By Water Shortage
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. intelligence community has determined that
water shortages in the Middle East could lead to severe tension over the
The National Intelligence Estimate for 2012 has assessed that Middle
East and other nations could be drawn into a confrontation as they struggle
with decreasing water reserves. The estimate, compiled by the Office of the
Director of National Intelligence, cited such countries as Egypt, Iraq,
Israel, Jordan, Syria and Turkey.