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Posted on Aug 5, 2013 in War College

FLASHPOINTS Aug. 4 – Al Qaeda resurgent, mass prision escapes, and Syrian Civil War

By John Antal

United States Army colonel (ret) John Antal’s FLASHPOINTS series analyzes the threats by a resurgent Al-Qaeda, mass prison escapes by terrorists at multiple locations, and the “new” Al-Qaeda stronghold in Syria’s Civil War. Click here to download the pdf from Armchair General‘s FLASHPOINTS page.

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.