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

Month: July 2014

InReview – A Changing Middle East

  Even for a region as consistently unstable as the Middle East, the past couple of months have provided a ceaseless barrage of Murphy’s Law: everything that could go wrong, has. From the escalating conflict between Israel and Palestine to the growing influence and territory of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – July 2014

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – July 2014 The focus of the July 2014 LDESP Middle East News Update is on a “changing Middle East,” with the region’s recent volatility and turmoil.   What’s inside: In Review: A Changing Middle East “The Persistent Threat: The Evolution of al Qa’ida and Other Salafi Jihadists,” RAND Corporation… Read More ›

LDESP Afghanistan-Pakistan News Update: July 2014

The July 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, news… Read More ›

LDESP News Update from Europe: June-July 2014

The June-July 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 periodicals,… Read More ›

InReview: Democratization Paradigms in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s limited news coverage beyond the region, and certainly in the West, is often focused on economic prospects. However, several countries within the region also present interesting examples of stability and democratization in the realms of governance and politics. Two such countries are Indonesia and Malaysia. Given the significant impact economic development can have… Read More ›

LDESP Indo-Pacific Asia News Update – July 2014

LDESP INDO-PACIFIC ASIA NEWS UPDATE: July 2014 The focus of the 21 July 2014 edition of the LDESP Indo-Pacific Asia News Update is on Indonesia, Malaysia, and Japan. Please click here to view the document without having to login.   What’s Inside: In Review: Democratization Paradigms in South-East Asia Indonesia and Malaysia Indonesia: Recent Elections,… Read More ›

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