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Month: April 2013

LDESP News Update from Europe – April 2013

LDESP NEWS UPDATE FROM EUROPE: April 2013 The focus of the April 2013 edition of the LDESP Europe News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding security threats and humanitarian issues. Also, find the latest news headlines from the Caucasus, the Balkans, Black Sea, and the Western regions of Europe. Please click here to view the… Read More ›

In Review: The Acute Jihadist Threat in Europe

From our 30 April LDESP New Update from Europe. The Acute Jihadist Threat in Europe Article By Scott Stewart, Vice President of Analysis, and Sidney Brown Stratfor Global Intelligence On March 26, the Belgian federal police’s counterterrorism force, or Special Units, conducted a felony car stop on Hakim Benladghem, a 39-year-old French citizen of Algerian… Read More ›

In Review: Nigeria in Motion

From our 26 April LDESP Africa News Update. On 22 April, Al Jazeera reported on what is deemed to be the worst incident of violence in the region since the rebirth of the insurgency three years ago. Nearly 200 were killed in fighting between Boko Haram and Nigerian troops in the country’s northeast state of… Read More ›

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: 26 April 2013

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: 26 April 2013 The focus of the 26 April edition of the LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Nigeria as well as news from Mali, Somalia, and Kenya. Please click here to view the document without having to login. What’s inside: In Review: Nigeria in Motion “Scores Killed… Read More ›

LDESP AFPAK News Update – 19 April 2013

LDESP AFPAK NEWS UPDATE: 19 April 2013 Please click here to view the News Update. What’s inside: Afghanistan-Pakistan News Headlines: 26 March – 19 April 2013 As always, we’re eager to hear feedback on the usefulness of this service as well as your suggestions on improving it. LDESP Staff ldesp_staff@nps.edu

In Review – India’s Modernity: Challenges and Hopes

From our 5 April LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update. In late 2012, India’s complex socio-political issues came to the fore when the rape and subsequent death of a young girl sparked a global reaction. Shoma Chaudhury, Executive Editor of Tehelka, a reputed public interest newsmagazine in India, wrote an excellent detailed account about the victim, the… Read More ›

In Review – Syria: Not Quite the “Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria”

From our 12 April LDESP Middle East News Update. In early April, the Al Qaeda affiliate in Iraq announced its official union with its counterpart that emerged during the two-year conflict within Syria. Immediately, there were questions as to the validity of the statement, especially after the leader of the Syrian AQ affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – April 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE: 15 March – 12 April 2013 The focus of the 12 April 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Syria, including the recent merger between Al Qaeda in Iraq and Syria’s Jabhat al Nusra. The update also includes news and analysis regarding other… Read More ›

LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update – April 2013

LDESP ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS UPDATE: 13 March – 5 April 2013 The focus of the 5 April 2013 edition of the LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding India, Vietnam, and other Southeast Asian countries. Please click here to view the document without having to login. What’s inside: In Review: India’s Modernity – Challenges… Read More ›

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