The International Hydro-Political Policies of Israel

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Part of the Global Issues in Water Policy book series (GLOB, volume 4)

Abstract

The variables which determine the international dimensions of Israel's policies are heavily influenced by changes in domestic demand and supply. As this list of variables continues to grow, Israel's efforts to ensure its portion of its internationally-shared water resources need to be adjusted within the context of its geo-strategic interests and positions, its international commitments and the growing global concern with water issues. This chapter highlights the main characteristics of Israel's foreign policies in the water sector, how they have evolved, and presents conclusions which point to possible future trends.

Keywords

Water Issue Peace Agreement Palestinian Authority Palestinian Liberation Organization Mountain Aquifer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geography and Environmental StudiesUniversity of HaifaHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.BIT-Consultancy, Water Beyond BoundariesTel AvivIsrael

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