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

Month: July 2013

In Review: Conflict in the Sinai

As the security and political situation in mainland Egypt continue to deteriorate after the 30 June Tamarod (rebel) protests led to President Morsi’s ouster, likewise the Sinai Peninsula has been rocked with turmoil. In the immediate aftermath of the Egyptian military’s intervention in early July, parts of North Sinai, a lawless region bordering Israel, have… Read More ›

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – The Gulf and the Levant: July 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – The Gulf and the Levant: July 2013 The focus of the 27 July 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles, reports and analysis on Kuwait’s Parliamentary elections specifically, as well as the Gulf and the Levant more broadly. Please  click here to view the document. What’s inside: In… Read More ›

In Review: Kuwait’s Third Parliamentary Elections in 17 Months

From our 26 July LDESP Middle East News Update – The Gulf and the Levant. Keeping up with Kuwaiti domestic politics can be difficult. For example, on 27 July they carried out their third parliamentary elections in 17 months. At the time of writing, the polling was still under way; however, the following will provide… Read More ›

In Review – For Better or Worse: China’s Growing Role in Africa

From our 25 July LDESP Africa News Update. China’s investment and influence in Africa has been a subject of reporting for some time. While there are a range of perspectives regarding the costs and benefits of China’s involvement throughout the continent, one thing is clear: it is on the rise. In late June, just as… Read More ›

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: July 2013

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: July 2013 The focus of the 25 July edition of the LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Libya as well as the Horn of Africa. Please click here to view the document. What’s inside: In Review – For Better or Worse: China’s Growing Role in Africa “China to… Read More ›

LDESP News Update From Europe: 18 July 2013

LDESP NEWS UPDATE FROM EUROPE: July 2013 The July 2013 edition of the LDESP Europe News Update includes articles, reports and analysis which provides situational awareness in the various European regions. Please click here to view the News Update (log-in not required) or open the attached .pdf link at the bottom of this message (log-in required)… Read More ›

LDESP Afghanistan-Pakistan News Update – 11 July 2013

  LDESP AFPAK NEWS UPDATE: 11 July 2013 Please click here to view the News Update (log-in not required). What’s inside: ►Afghanistan-Pakistan News Headlines: 5 June – 11 July 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

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – The Sinai Peninsula: July 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – The Sinai Peninsula: July 2013 The focus of the 15 July 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles, reports and analysis Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and the country as a whole. Please  click here to view the document. What’s inside: In Review: Conflict in the Sinai “Battle for the… Read More ›

In Review: Qatar’s Royal Abdication

From our 1 July LDESP Middle East News Update on the Gulf and the Levant. Observers of the Middle East will rarely find the region lacking in news. And for those who thought the beginning of Ramadan on 8 July would at least usher in a temporary and slight respite from the regular upheavals, already… Read More ›

In Review: Background to Egypt’s “30 June” Movement

From our 1 July LDESP Middle East News Update on the Gulf and the Levant. Observers of the Middle East will rarely find the region lacking in news. And for those who thought the beginning of Ramadan on 8 July would at least usher in a temporary and slight respite from the regular upheavals, already… Read More ›

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