Foreign News: HOPE for the MIDDLE EAST

Sharing the Water Could Restore Biblical Plenty

For the Lord thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains . . . a land wherein thou shall eat bread without scarceness...

—Deuteronomy 8:7-9.

That was the Middle East Moses saw as he stood atop Mount Nebo 30 centuries ago. The Middle East a recent U.N.

mission saw was a land of "poverty and hunger," of "barely . . . food enough to keep life in the people," where "vast areas . . . are desert." Though 80% of its...

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