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.
In Review: The Latest in Jordanian – U.S. Relations
“Surprisingly Stable for the Moment,” The Economist
“Saudi-U.S. Rift Pulls Jordan in Opposite Directions,” translated by Al Monitor
U.S. support of Jordan’s Syrian refugee crisis
“Zaatari Refugee Camp: Rebuilding Lives in the Desert,” BBC Interactive Map/ Virtual Tour
News from the Levant: Lebanon’s fall out from the Syrian conflict, Assad’s gain against the rebels, Egypt’s renewed relations with Russia