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Egypt Girds Itself for a Loss of Power Over the Nile

Dec 18, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border is tentatively scheduled to end in late 2018.

Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border is tentatively scheduled to end in late 2018. Egypt fears the dam will decrease its Nile River water supply.

(ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images)

As a massive Ethiopian dam project nears completion, Cairo is trying to preserve as much of its historic leverage over the region's water flows as it can....

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