A New Middle East Confederation: A Political Economy Overview

Former Iraqi minister Ali Allawi last week said Middle Eastern countries should start thinking about a future where economic opportunity replaces conflict. To do that, they have to tackle an issue Singapore is familiar with: Water. In a talk at MEI, Dr Allawi said the region faces a "very serious water crisis", and proposed a network of canals and such to form what he called a "greenway" to overcome the problems. Click through to find out the details of his ambitious proposal.

A New Middle East Confederation: A Political Economy Overview

Former Iraqi minister Ali Allawi last week said Middle Eastern countries should start thinking about a future where economic opportunity replaces conflict. To do that, they have to tackle an issue Singapore is familiar with: Water. In a talk at MEI, Dr Allawi said the region faces a "very serious water crisis", and proposed a network of canals and such to form what he called a "greenway" to overcome the problems. Click through to find out the details of his ambitious proposal.

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