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Posted on Jan 21, 2014 in War College

FLASHPOINTS – Egypt’s Constitution; Libya’s Chaos; South Sudan’s Struggle

FLASHPOINTS – Egypt’s Constitution; Libya’s Chaos; South Sudan’s Struggle

By Armchair General

Colonel (Ret) John Antal’s mid-January FLASHPOINTS report identifies as the current top three challenges to the US: Egyptians’ vote for stability over democracy in their recent constitutional referendum; Libya descending into chaos; the problems in South Sudan, which he addresses as part of a larger US retreat from involvement in Africa.

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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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