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The water crisis

George E. Gruen

The water crisis

the next Middle East conflict?

by George E. Gruen

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water rights (International law).,
  • Water resources development -- Middle East.,
  • Water supply -- Middle East.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNext Middle East conflict?
    Statementby George E. Gruen.
    SeriesSimon Wiesenthal Center report
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1698.M53 G8 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65 p. :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20054783M
    ISBN 100943058120
    OCLC/WorldCa502503927


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