Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Nile Waters War ~ The Next Big War in The Middle East

The River Nile has been a source of life for millions over the centuries. Now Ethiopia is diverting water to build a giant dam pushing those downstream who depend on the river, to wonder when and whether this issue can be resolved peacefully.
The Nile is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty. Egypt's president is talking increasingly tough in an escalating Nile River dispute with Ethiopia. Tensions have been rising since Ethiopia announced that it will divert water for a hydro-electric project.