Egypt’s giant Aswan Dam spans the Nile River. One of the biggest hydroelectric engineering feats of all time, it helped transform modern Egypt into a Middle Eastern superpower. (Eugene Regis)
Egypt’s giant Aswan Dam spans the Nile River. One of the biggest hydroelectric engineering feats of all time, it helped transform modern Egypt into a Middle Eastern superpower.
(Eugene Regis)

War Over the Nile River

October 16, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Will Egypt topple the Ethiopian government?
 

War may soon be coming to Ethiopia.

In March of 2011, at the height of the political revolution in Egypt, Ethiopia strategically announced that it would soon start construction on a massive hydroelectric dam on the headwaters of the Nile River. This is an explosive declaration. Not only will this dam undoubtedly reduce the amount of water flowing into Sudan and Egypt for several years and perhaps permanently, it is an existential threat to Egypt.

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