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

Month: September 2014

InReview: Destroying the Islamic State

On 10 September, President Obama delivered a speech generally outlining the administration’s 4-part strategy “to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL (also known as the Islamic State or ISIS), including a campaign of airstrikes, increasing support to Iraqi, Kurdish, and Syrian opposition forces, preventing IS attacks through counterterrorism capabilities, and finally,… Read More ›

LDESP Middle East News Update – September 2014

LDESP MIDDLE EAST NEWS UPDATE – September 2014 The focus of the September 2014 LDESP Middle East News Update is on the discourse and discussion surrounding President Obama’s recently announced strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State. What’s inside: In Review: Destroying the Islamic State Transcript: President Obama’s Speech Outlining Strategy to Defeat Islamic… Read More ›

InReview: Sports Diplomacy in The Korean Peninsula

The 2014 Asian Games are the largest sporting event in Asia. This year the games, starting in mid-September, will take place in Incheon, South Korea and North Korea is expected to send a team to the games. According to the New York Times, “The organizers in Incheon, a port city west of Seoul, had campaigned… Read More ›

LDESP Indo-Pacific Asia News Update – September 2014

LDESP INDO-PACIFIC ASIA NEWS UPDATE: September 2014 The focus of the 5 September 2014 edition of the LDESP Indo-Pacific Asia News Update is on the Korean Peninsula, especially the use of Sports Diplomacy for improving continued strained relations between North and South Korea. Please click here to view the document. What’s Inside: In Review: Sports… Read More ›

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