The Impacts Of Globalization In Israel And Palestine

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Every country is at a different level of globalization as well as has been affected by globalization in a different way. A countries level of globalization can be measured by various factors. Israel and Palestine is a unique case as their level of globalization depends on each other’s actions. Their advancement in globalization depends on each other’s economic, social, environmental and political actions. This is because Palestine and Israel share a “country” and there is a lot of conflict between them. After World War 2 it became apparent to the world that the Jewish people didn’t have a home. After WW2 Jewish people were given Palestine as their country. Great Britain had the pressure to give them a home, which would be returning Israel/ …show more content…
An issue that Israel’s environment has been facing for along time is that their water supply is bad. Naturally it doesn’t rain a lot there for there are frequent droughts. This already lowers their water supply but there is a also a man-made reason for the water shortage. For more than 40 years chemical industry’s discharged its raw industrial waste into the river. This caused most of Israel’s drinking water to be polluted. Not only are there natural and man-made causes but also in recent years the population has increased therefor needing a greater water supply. Also dude to advancements in the standard way of living water is needed a lot more. Due to globalization it is also easier for people to immigrate into Israel, which causes a greater influx of people, which means they need more clean water. There is an increase in the demand of water but also an increase in the pollution of the water, which is continuously going to increase as the country globalizes more. Globalization has affected the environment destructively as the factories discharges are not only affecting the water supply but also the purity of the air quality. The air quality is approximately 65% over the recommended levels set by the “World Health Organization”. This is due to minimal rains and the multiple coastal industries. They burn fossil fuels, which then release carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide into …show more content…
Due to the war they are scared for their existence. After WW2 when the United Nations gave have of Palestine to Israel, Israel had the support of the U.N, Great Britain and the U.S.A. They receive 3 billion dollars from the U.S.A annually. The rest of the Middle East doesn’t like Israel for multiple reasons. After WW2 when Israel occupied Palestine instead of being tolerable with the land they have they took more of Palestine causing many refugees in the Middle East. Among that the rest of the Middle Eastern countries are all-Muslim and they are not. In most of the Middle eastern countries there is already a lot of instability because a lot of the people rebel against the government for a democracy, better economy and better heath care. Since it is already so unstable if any of the Middle Eastern countries or Israel start a war against each other it is going to cause more instability as well as a problem for the rest of the world. According to the OPEC 81% of the worlds oil comes from the Middle East. If there is a conflict in the Middle east it will effect the whole world greatly. Exports of the oil will become much harder since it is coming out of a war zone. Since the country is at war they may even increase the price of the oil. As soon as the oil exports slow down the rest of the world will suffer. An average American consumes 2.58 gallons of oil per day. If this is taken away globalization will be much harder as most of the

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