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Sadrania H, Kaviani rad M, Nasri Fakhrdavod S. The Impact of water shortage crisis on Iran-Iraq Hydropolitical Relations. pos 2022; 4 (2) :112-125
URL: http://psp.modares.ac.ir/article-42-60765-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Iran Studies, Research Institute for Strategic Studies, Tehran, Iran. , h.sadrania@gmail.com
2- Associate Professor of Political Geography, Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Kharazmi University , Tehran, Iran
3- Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Hakim Sabzevari University, Sabzevar, Iran.
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Iraq's geographical location is such that many seasonal and permanent rivers of the surrounding countries flow into it. Iraq itself lacks sufficient sustainable water resources to meet its development and infrastructure needs. Hence, the future of Iraq's security and development depends on the hydropolitical approach of the surrounding countries. Over the past decade and a half, Iran has controlled the outflow of water from the western borders of the country as part of a plan to organize and develop water and soil resources in the west of the country, which has reflected on the volume of water entering Iraq have been. The present article is of a practical nature, the methodology of descriptive- analytical text and data- based theory method is used and the required input is used by the library method and the use of data-based theory is based on the hypothesis that hydropolitics is policy-oriented. Iraqi foreigners will be more reflected in their interaction with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The results showed that with regard to the increasing limitation of water resources, increasing water consumption and reducing the inflow of Iranian border rivers to Iraq, which is associated with a threat to part of the country's water and food security, hydropolitics in the form of tension in the direction of Iraq's foreign policy in dealing with the Islamic Republic of Iran will be more reflected.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: political Geography
Received: 2021/12/2 | Accepted: 2022/03/5 | Published: 2022/03/30

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