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Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in War College

FLASHPOINTS – Iran Legitimized, North Korea Encouraged, China Flexing Its Muscles

By John Antal

Is the recent agreement with Iran over nuclear development a “Munich moment” for the United States and the Mideast? in his December 2 FLASHPOINTS Col. (ret) John Antal examines the possible implications of the deal, both short and long term. Additionally, the Iranian agreement may embolden North Korea, creating a second “flashpoint” in Asia.

Also in Asia, China is flexing its military muscles, declaring an Air Defense identification Zone over an area claimed by several nations.

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John Antal has frequently authored articles for Armchair General, including “Wars Without End: the Challenge of ‘Arab Spring'” and “Flashpoint Gaza Analysis.” He has authored or co-authored numerous books. His latest is 7 Leadership Lessons of the American Revolution: The Founding Fathers, Liberty, and the Struggle for Independence. Read Armchair General‘s exclusive interview, “7 Questions for John Antal on ‘7 Leadership Lessons of the American Revolution.’


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