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The Unintended Consequences of Giving Water

The Unintended Consequences of Giving Water

In war, natural disaster and poverty, water is the first relief to arrive alongside the security of life and limb. It is the gift that aids the weary traveler, sits at the table before a meal arrives. The lack of it kills before the lack of food does. It is not a commodity, as in […]

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    Clean Water—A Pillar of Democracy

    Clean Water—A Pillar of Democracy

    Pete Nichols Iraq is a country clearly in a state of transition. Iraqis have endured nearly 10 years of fierce fighting and civil war and, before that, decades of ruthless totalitarian rule. Now, as a tenuous peace settles over their land and a democratic society begins to emerge in what we know as the cradle […]