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Climate Change and Conflict in the Middle East

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 August 2019

Michael Mason*
Affiliation:
Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London; e-mail: m.mason@lse.ac.uk

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5 Weizman, Eyal and Sheikh, Fazal, The Conflict Shoreline: Colonization Climate Change in the Negev Desert (Göttingen: Steidl, 2015)Google Scholar.

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