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

Month: June 2014

InReview: Middle East Elections – Egypt and Syria

From the June 2014 LDESP Middle East News Update. In Review: Middle East Elections – Egypt and Syria In early June, Egypt and Syria carried out their respective general elections; Syria’s incumbent Bashar al-Assad won 88.7% and Egypt’s General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi won 96% of the votes. Near the beginning of the Arab Spring, the… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – June 2014

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – June 2014 The focus of the June 2014 LDESP Middle East News Update is on the recent presidential elections in Egypt and Syria. What’s inside: In Review: Middle East Elections – Egypt and Syria “Abdul Fattah al-Sisi Declared Egypt’s New President,” BBC “A New Political Dilemma for Egypt’s Ruling… Read More ›

LDESP Afghanistan – Pakistan News Update: May-June 2014

The May-June 2014 edition of the LDESP Afghanistan-Pakistan News Update has been posted and distributed. The update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding the current state of Afghanistan’s institution building and political reform as it relates to the country’s stabilization process as the 2014 transition approaches. Articles are taken from established and diverse professional periodicals,… Read More ›

LDESP Europe News Update: May 2014

The May 2014 edition of the LDESP News Update From Europe has been posted on the LDESP Website. 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… Read More ›

InReview: The World Turns its Attention to Africa

From the May 2014 LDESP Africa News Update. In recent weeks, news from Africa has dominated Western press outlets largely following the viral rallying cry “Bring Back Our Girls” for nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram. Our previous Africa News Update looked at a trend throughout many African countries of economic hopes… Read More ›

LDESP Africa News Update – May 2014

LDESP AFRICA NEWS UPDATE: May 2014 The focus of the May 2014 LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding the mass kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls and its implication of problems facing many African countries such as economic rise, socio-economic issues, security threats, and not least of all, the unpredictable pattern of international attention… Read More ›

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