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Month: November 2013

LDESP Middle East News Update – November 2013

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – November 2013 The focus of the November 2013 LDESP Middle East News Update (PDF) includes articles and analysis on relations between the U.S. and Jordan, as well as developments on negotiations with Iran on their nuclear program. What’s inside: In Review: The Latest in Jordanian – U.S. Relations “Surprisingly… Read More ›

In Review: Negotiations with Iran

From our November LDESP Middle East News Update. As previously mentioned, the U.S.’s relations with several Middle Eastern countries are in flux. In addition to Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan, the so-called Iranian “charm offensive” seems to be impacting relations between these two adversaries. In mid November, Iran and six world powers met to discuss… Read More ›

In Review: The Latest in Jordanian-U.S. Relations

From our November LDESP Middle East News Update. As many of the countries within the Middle East are in a moment of great turmoil, the role of the U.S. is also in flux. While Egypt is experiencing volatile regime change and tension are rising between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, relations between the U.S. and… Read More ›

In Review – Africa’s Economic Rise: Fact or Fiction?

From our November LDESP Africa News Update. In recent years, optimistic reports have emerged regarding Africa’s economy: “Over the past decade six of the world’s ten fastest-growing countries were African. In eight of the past ten years, Africa has grown faster than East Asia, including Japan. Even allowing for the knock-on effect of the northern… Read More ›

LDESP Africa News Update – November 2013

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: November 2013 The focus of the November 2013 LDESP Africa News Update (PDF) includes articles, reports and analysis regarding the hope and risks in Africa’s Economy, and the security concerns stemming from economic issues in Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan. Articles are taken from established and diverse professional periodicals, news articles, and… Read More ›

LDESP News Update From Europe: October 2013

The October 2013 edition of the LDESP News Update From Europe has been distributed. The update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding security cooperation, emerging threats and humanitarian issues throughout the Caucasus, the Balkans, Black Sea, and the Western regions of Europe. Disclaimer: Articles are taken from established and diverse professional periodicals, news articles, and… Read More ›

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