Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wars and Rumors of Wars: Syria

Trying to dig into conflict in the Middle East (anywhere in the Middle East) is like peeling an endless onion – it is just layer after painful layer of a history of intrigue and treachery and international interventions and hatred, all of which is directly influencing current events.  A succession of American presidents have tried […]

Water Wars – in the US and the Middle East

I highly recommend that you read the two main articles cited in this post.  Both regard water, conflict, and societal impact on a potentially broad scale, and both come at it from very different but complimentary perspectives. The first of the articles is from the New York Times and details some of the impacts currently […]