Ismail Serageldin, a former vice president of the World Bank, famously predicted that the wars of the 21st century would be fought not over oil but for water, a non-renewable resource for which there is no alternative. And while Jessica Yu’s documentary Last Call At The Oasis downplays that particular claim, it offers plenty of reasons to panic about the future availability of H20.
Nouri al-Maliki, one of the vice presidents in Iraq, told journalists the drop in oil prices was not natural and called it “economic war.” During a visit to a university on January 15, he did not believe low oil prices were a result...
Ever since he first took office in 2009, Obama has become personally involved in, and should be seen as the major player in, what can only be called the “Oil Wars” of the early 21st century.
The documentary Last Call at the Oasis identifies the global water crisis as the central issue of the 21st century. Water mayl become a weapon of war and a tool of terrorism in the post-2022 world.