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Israeli/Palestinian Water Conflict Questions

Based on your own research of the Israeli/Palestinian water conflict and on the talk by Skip Schiel, write a blog entry in which you address one or more of the following questions:

  • What should be the U.S. official stance on this water conflict?
  • What are your impressions of the Israeli/Palestinian water conflict?
  • As someone who lives in Sitka, how well do you relate to the Israeli/Palestinian water conflict?  Explain.
  • Which website that you explored best presented the scope of the problem?  Give the name and URL of the website.  Be sure, too, to justify your answer.
  • What is a solution to the Israeli/Palestinian water conflict?

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Acquiring Geo Info: Israel/Palestine Water Exploration

  1. It Is Apartheid:   http://itisapartheid.org/water.html
  2. Palestinian Hydrology Group:  http://www.phg.org/
  3. Israel Palestine Center for Environment:  http://www.ipcri.org/IPCRI/E-Projects.html
  4. Friends of the Earth Middle East:  http://foeme.org/www/?module=events&record_id=94 by watching the video at:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiGOpeOH_V8
  5. Water Is A Major Geopolitical Power Tool In Israel:  http://www.businessinsider.com/water-scarcity-geopolitical-power-tool-israel-2012-7
  6. Israel Helping to Quench Mideast Water Crisis:  http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/insideisrael/2011/July/Israel-Helping-to-Quench-Mideast-Water-Crisis/
  7. Thirst for water a sinking point at Israel-Palestine talks:  http://www.rtcc.org/living/thirst-for-water-a-sinking-point-at-israel-palestine-talks/
  8. The Secrets of Saving:  http://blog.cleantechies.com/2012/07/26/the-secrets-of-saving-israel%E2%80%99s-water-conservation/
  9. Israel Restricts Jordan Valley Water Access: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/07/20127259518330800.html
  10. Israel to focus on desalinization to deal with water woes:  http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/israel-to-focus-on-desalination-to-deal-with-water-woes-1.386541
  11. Israel Threatens to Cut Gaza Water, Power:  http://www.presstv.ir/detail/212323.html
  12. Visualizing Palestine:  http://visualizingpalestine.org/infographic/gaza-water-confined

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