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

LDESP Middle East News Update – July 2013


The focus of the 1 July 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Qatar’s new Emir and Egypt’s next round of political upheavals. The update also includes news and analysis regarding other countries in the Gulf including Iran, as well as the conflict in Syria and across its borders.   Please  click here to view the document without having to login.
What’s inside: 

In Review   – The Gulf and the Levant 

      Qatar: The King’s Abdication

Regional Monarchies in the Context of the Arab Spring,” NATO Allied Command Operations Civil-Military Fusion Centre

       Egypt’s Mass Protests

Morsi Faces Ultimatum as Allies Speak of Military ‘Coup’,” New York Times

A Not-so-Silent Majority,” Daily News Egypt

Two-Against-One Politics Threaten to Drive Egypt over the Edge,” The Atlantic Counsel

       News Headlines: Gulf States and Iran; Syria and beyond its borders

As always, we’re eager to hear feedback on the usefulness of this service as well as your suggestions on improving it.

Very Respectfully,



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