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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 Middle Eastern countries Iran, Iraq and Yemen. Please click here to view the document without having to login.

What’s inside:

In Review Syria: Not Quite the “Islamic State of Iraq & Greater Syria

Al Qaeda in Iraq Merger with Syria’s Jabhat al-Nusra – News and Analysis

     “Welcome to the Islamic State of Syria”Foreign Policy

In Kafranbel, Witty Slogans and Encroaching Islamists”Syria Deeply

“In Syria, The Jihadist Campaign for Hearts and Minds” – Time MUST WATCH “Syria Behind the Lines” – PBS Frontline

Syria Headlines: Military, Opposition, Culture, Human Interest

Middle East News Headlines: Iran, Iraq, Yemen

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  1. In Review – Syria: Not Quite the “Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria” | LDESP Blog

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