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M.A. Student Lindsay Church presents on “The Weaponization of Water…”

January 29, 2016

Lindsay Church, a Middle East Studies MA student, presented a paper titled “The Weaponization of Water in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin” at a February conference in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the PILPG Law Firm on Weaponizing Water: The Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Assisting with the research for the paper were: Jesse Lamp. Middle East Studies MA program, and Josee Goldin, School of Engineering. Nadim Damluji, a Law School student also presented a paper at the same conference titled: “Islamic State Control of Watercourses in Syria and Iraq.” Both are the students of Professor Frederick (Rick) Lorenz, Jackson School and their research is a culmination of work they began while taking his “Water and Security in the Middle East” course at the Jackson School.