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By Hussein A. Amery

This e-book explores the nationwide safety implications of the Arab Gulf states reliance on desalination crops, and their similar infrastructure. It presents the 1st systematic and accomplished dialogue of present and destiny threats to the provision of freshwater from a desalination plant, together with genuine and digital assaults by way of terrorists, mechanical failure, illness, sabotage by means of aggrieved employees, assaults in relation to nearby conflicts, in addition to their vulnerability to common mess ups. It additionally offers an in depth research of the results of a possible disruption to the water provide, and proposes attainable measures, either political and technological, that may be used to extend resilience to those threats. Arab Water defense is a worthwhile reference for researchers and graduate scholars, in addition to for coverage makers and pros, attracted to water defense, common assets, and environmental terrorism.

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