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Iraqi Kurdistan: The Next Thirsty Nation?

Ambika Vishwanath
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Nov 3, 2017 | 14:35 GMT
A boy throws a stone into a river near Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan.

A boy throws a stone into a river near Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. One important aspect of the region's future that has yet to receive much attention is water security.

(FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Water flows freely in the autonomous region now, but without proper planning for a future separate from Baghdad, Arbil's dream of building a functional state may prove elusive....

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