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

Month: September 2013

LDESP News Update From Europe: September 2013

LDESP NEWS UPDATE FROM EUROPE: September 2013 The September 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… Read More ›

In Review: Institution Building and Political Reform in Afghanistan

        LDESP AFPAK NEWS UPDATE: September 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 ›

InReview – Lawlessness in Africa: The Cases of Somalia and the Central African Republic

~ Somalia and the Westgate Mall Attack in Kenya ~ Just as reports were coming out about Al Shabaab’s decline and internal dissent, on 21 September, the group carried out a coordinated attack on an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The BBC reports on the attack and its aftermath: “Kenya [began] three days of national… Read More ›

In Review: The Middle East in Transition – Between Hope & Turmoil

From our 20 September LDESP Middle East News Update. Just as it seemed that the U.S. was poised for increased military intervention in the Middle East, events in the region took an unexpected, albeit characteristically such, turn. It seems that every country from the Levant to the Gulf to North Africa is in serious flux… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – September 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – September 2013 The focus of the 20 September 2013 edition of the LDESP Middle East News Update includes articles and analysis on developments between Iran, Syria and the U.S., as well as on Egypt and Iraq. Please click here to view the document. What’s inside: In Review: The Middle… Read More ›

LDESP Twitter Feed