"A compelling story of state-building, inter-state competition, and the central role that water plays in state development." - Water Alternatives
"Washes away another colorful colonial myth and reveals a history of squandered resources, domestic injustice, and regional belligerence... Zeitoun's meticulous investigation of the conflict over water in the region is a convincing read ... it remains essential reading for anybody working on resource management through government ministries, national agencies, and NGOs in the region." - Arab Studies Journal
About the Author
Mark Zeitoun is a water engineer with more than a decade of experience in conflict and post conflict zones, including the Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Chad, and the Republic of Congo.