Global Political Outlook

April 2012
Poland Defence & Security Report;Q2 2012, Issue 2, p9
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The article present an outlook on global political condition for 2012. It mentions that Syria will continue to experience a low-level civil war in the said period and that President Bashar al-Assad would be eventually be toppled. It notes that the U.S. will be withdrawing 33,000 'surge' troops from Afghanistan by the middle of the year. It also notes that Kim Jong Un was declared the successor of the late North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Il.


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