HOW CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS AFRICAN SECURITY

The United States Institute of Peace found a ‘basic casual mechanism’ linking climate change to political violence in Nigeria Last month, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the matter of climate change, where he correctly noted that “we have to respond militarily very often to […]

WATER AND U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY

The failure to address water problems through diplomacy will lead to new and growing security risks, including for the U.S. Around 2500 BC, Urlama, the King of the city-state of Lagash, diverted water from boundary irrigation canals between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to deprive a neighboring region, Umma, of water. This act, in a […]