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Posted on Feb 6, 2014 in War College

FLASHPOINTS: Focusing on Russia

FLASHPOINTS: Focusing on Russia

By Armchair General

The world’s eyes are focused on Russia right now because of the Winter Olympic Games and the terrorist threats associated with them. Colonel (Ret) John Antal’s latest FLASHPOINTS also focuses on Russia: possible civil war in the Ukraine; the terrorist threats and Vladimir’s Putin’s “Ring of Steel: around the Olympics; and Russia’s nuclear arsenal—the Cold War may be over but the nuclear threat isn’t.

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. Read Armchair General‘s exclusive interview, “7 Questions for John Antal on ‘7 Leadership Lessons of the American Revolution.’


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