Domestic Concerns and the Water Conflict over the Euphrates-Tigris River Basin

  title={Domestic Concerns and the Water Conflict over the Euphrates-Tigris River Basin},
  author={Ali Çarkoğlu and Mine Eder},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={41 - 71}
Resolution of conflicts over the sharing of water resources in the Middle East has emerged over the past decade as one of the fundamental issues for peace and stability in the region. The disputes over the Euphrates-Tigris Rivers among Turkey, Syria and Iraq are no exception. With the initiation of dam building and various water development projects during the 1950s, water sharing has gradually become a major concern particularly of the downstream states. The Southeast Anatolia Development… 
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