While several countries in the Arab World rise up with hope and anger and bravery, there are other issues uniting this region. And it is not only oil and gas. But something much more precious.
It is priceless. Demand is increasing. Supply is decreasing. And supply is expected to decrease further. And management of water in the region has yet to rise to the level needed.
From the Guardian (Feb 20, 2011) Water usage in north Africa and the Middle East is unsustainable and shortages are likely to lead to further instability – unless governments take action to solve the impending crisis