Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace Program: Cross-Cultural, Geopolitical & Regional Education

Month: May 2013

In Review: Iran’s Upcoming Presidential Elections

From our 23 May LDESP Middle East News Update. In mid-June, Iranians will elect their next president, successor to the now-infamous Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The last time such an election took place in 2009, millions of Iranians took to the streets protesting that the voting had been rigged for Ahmadinejad over the reformist, former Prime Minister… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – May 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE: May 2013 The focus of the 23 May 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Iran’s upcoming presidential elections. The update also includes news and analysis regarding other Middle Eastern countries Iran, Iraq and Yemen. Please click here to view the document without… Read More ›

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: 22 May 2013

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: 22 May 2013 The focus of the 22 May edition of the LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding conflicts in Africa. Please click here to view the document without having to login. What’s inside: In Review – Inside Africa’s Conflicts: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Somalia… Read More ›

In Review: Muslim Minorities in the Asia-Pacific

From our 1 May LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update. The recent Boston Bombings carried out by Chechen-American brothers have thrust non-Arab Muslims into the fore of media scrutiny. While the Chechen conflict and Russian response has long been simmering, more recently there has been an uptick in violent incidents related to Muslim minorities further east in… Read More ›

LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update – May 2013

LDESP ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS UPDATE: 5 April – 1 May 2013 The focus of the 1 May 2013 edition of the LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Muslim minorities in the Asia-Pacific specifically focusing on Burma and China, as well as an in-depth look at news about Indonesia’s security, governance, economy, culture, and… Read More ›

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