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

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 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

Iran-U.S. Negotiations

Skeptics: France & CongressIsrael; Saudi Arabia; Elements within Iran

News from the Levant: Lebanon’s fall out from the Syrian conflict, Assad’s gain against the rebels, Egypt’s renewed relations with Russia


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  1. In Review: Negotiations with Iran | LDESP
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