Water and U.S. National Security

Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Speakers
Joshua W. Busby

Associate Professor of Public Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas-Austin

David Michel

Nonresident Fellow, Environmental Security Program, Stimson Center

Presiders

As part of the Center for Preventive Action's Flashpoint Roundtable Meeting Series, Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and David Michel, nonresident fellow at the Stimson Center, discuss global water issues and their effect on U.S. national security.

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