Libya, Water, and War + RECAP

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Libya: Water Emerges as a Hidden Weapon

Sunday 29 May 2011

by: Simba Russeau, Inter Press Service

Photo: Libyan postcard artwork representing the Great Man-Made River project. (Photo: sludgegulper)

Cairo – Libya’s enormous aquatic reserves could potentially become a new weapon of choice if government forces opt to starve coastal cities that heavily rely on free flowing freshwater.