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

Month: August 2013

In Review: Ghana’s Success: A Model for Africa?

From our 30 August LDESP Africa News Update. This month’s Africa update will focus on Ghana. The West African country presents a unique case as it is both incredibly resource rich but also one of the region’s more stable countries with a relatively regular transfer of power from one leader to the next since a… Read More ›

LDESP Africa News Update – August 2013

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: 30 August 2013 The focus of the 30 August edition of the LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Ghana as well as North Africa, specifically Algeria and Tunisia. Please click here to view the document without having to login. What’s inside: In Review – Ghana’s Success: A Model… Read More ›

LDESP News Update From Europe: August 2013

LDESP NEWS UPDATE FROM EUROPE: August 2013 The August 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 Af-Pak News Update: August 2013

        LDESP AFPAK NEWS UPDATE: August 2013 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) to review the Update from the LDESP site. If you cannot click through,  please copy and paste the following URL… Read More ›

In Review: Chemical Attacks in Syria?

From our 23 August LDESP Middle East News Update. In late August, gruesome images and videos continued to emerge from the Syrian conflict, now well into its second year. However, as news followed of possibly the largest chemical attacks in decades, it became clear that the recent events represented a tipping point. “With U.N. chemical… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – August 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – August 2013 The focus of the 24 August 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles and analysis on recent chemical attacks in Syria, as well as on the Gulf and the Levant more broadly. Please click here to view the document. What’s inside: In Review:… Read More ›

In Review: The Ups and Downs of U.S.-China Relations

From our 15 August LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update. Although politics and tension between the U.S. and China are usually unpredictable, relations between the two powers have been seemingly on the rise this past summer. In June, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping hit the reset button. CNN reports “U.S., Chinese Leaders Talk of Forging… Read More ›

LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update – August 2013

LDESP ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS UPDATE: August 2013 The focus of the 15 August 2013 edition of the LDESP Asia-Pacific News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding the latest in U.S.-China relations, as well as China’s governance, economy, and military. Please click here to view the document. What’s inside: In Review: The Ups and Downs of U.S.-China… Read More ›

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