Water and Security in the Middle East

JSIS A 493
  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S
  • Instructors: Rick Lorenz

As the available fresh water in the world decreases in quality and quantity, protection of this critical resource becomes a matter of international security. By studying three major river basins in the Middle East, students explore the historic, geographic, political, environmental and legal factors that lead to conflict or cooperation in the region.