U.S. National Intelligence Strategy Says Climate Change, Water Scarcity Will Be Sources Of Conflicts
Foreign Policy: Water Wars
“To the long list of the world’s woes, add another: the growing impact of climate change, which could heighten tensions among nations and even spark new wars. That’s the grim assessment of the government’s new National Intelligence Strategy, which lays out what America’s top spies think are the major challenges facing U.S. national security. … Water shortages, as well as fierce competition for food and energy, will continue to bedevil leaders in the United States and abroad, the document concludes…” (Harris, 9/18).