It won’t be the last Water War we’ll see in our lifetime…
[quote]…a “war of acreage” whereby Israel would expand its territory, acquire a new strategic depth, and simultaneously address its chronic water shortage by exploiting the Litani.
Access to the Litani would translate into an annual increase of water supply by 800 million cubic meters. This in turn might allow Israel to bargain with Syria over the Golan Heights, source of a full one-third of Israel’s fresh water. However, a more likely scenario is Israel’s continued unwillingness to abide by United Nations Resolutions 242 and 338 calling for its withdrawal from the Syrian territories. [/quote]
Interesting theory - here is the link to the opinion piece: