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

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 East in Transition – Between Hope & Turmoil

Quick Turn of Fortunes as Diplomatic Options Open Up with Syria and Iran,” The New York Times

Russia, U.S. Plot Peace Talks for Syria,” Christian Science Monitor

Why Iran Seeks Constructive Engagement,” Washington Post op-ed by President Hassan Rouhani

What Are the Motives Behind Iran’s ‘Charm Offensive’,” PBS

 

Cautiously optimistic: “moderate” policies versus Iran’s human rights record and support of Syria

Stalemate’s End?,” Foreign Policy

 

Middle East News Headlines: Syria, Egypt and Iraq

 


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

Very Respectfully,

LDESP Staff
ldesp_staff@nps.edu

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