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Current Event August 8, 2014

Water is a Weapon in the Iraq War

Islamic extremists and Iraq's Army are fighting over control of the Mosul Dam on the Tigris River. Iraqi soldiers are guarding the dam because even a small attack could cause flooding and disrupt power. Water has been used before in the conflict and the effects are devastating on health and food. Listen to this radio story to learn more about the dam's importance.

World History II

Story Length: 4:18

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AIR DATE: 08/01/2014

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