GEO-POLITICS

The Cuban Missile Crisis 50th Anniversary

The Cuban Missile Crisis 50th Anniversary By Andre Eggelletion October 22, 1962 Kennedy asks Ike for advice on Cuban Missile Crisis The following is a transcript of a telephone conversation between President Kennedy and former President Eisenhower on October 22, 1962; the sixth day of the Cuban missile crisis. Once again, Kennedy seems to be…

How Many Terrorist Leaders Has President Obama Killed?

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  By Andre Michael Eggelletion With the killing of Muammar Qaddafi in Libya today, can the GOP continue to say that President Obama is soft on terrorism? I fear that they probably will, and never give this president any credit for anything. Nonetheless, here is a list of some of the terrorist leaders that have…

Qaddafi is dead, what now for Libya’s oil?

By Andre Michael Eggelletion   Now that Col. Muammar Qaddafi, is dead, how will Libya’s oil policy change? Indeed, preparations have been underway for months in Washington that will guide post-Qaddafi US/Libya relations during Libya’s political transition. What will happen to US oil sanctions? On February 25, 2011, persons and groups in the United States…

Pakistan Condemns Bin Laden Killing, Threatens Sanctions

Pakistan has delivered a condemning response against Washington for the killing of Osama bin Laden during a raid on a Pakistani compound. On Saturday, May 14, 2011, Pakistan's parliament threatened to cut off access to a facility used by NATO forces to ferry troops into Afghanistan, and called for a review of its working agreement…

After the Revolutions: What now for the Middle East?

  By Andre Michael Eggelletion What will result from the current revolutions sweeping the Middle East? Will democracy flourish, as all free people hope, or will democracy’s aspirants merely see one form of tyranny supplanted by another? Will the people of the Middle East chose to be led by extreme, moderate or no Islamist influences…

Who is the Muslim Brotherhood and their role after Mubarak

  By Andre Michael Eggelletion After the reign of Egyptian President Mubarak finally ends, how much influence will the Muslim Brotherhood have in Egypt? This is a question being pondered by Washington and leaders in the international community. The American people should be aware of what the Muslim Brotherhood is and how much influence they…

CIA in Egypt: How Egypt helped Washington and did Mubarak release prisoners on protestors?

  By Andre Michael Eggelletion   Why Suleiman as VP Beginning in 1993, the newly named Vice-President of Egypt, Omar Suleiman has headed one of America’s most indispensible intelligence assets; the Egyptian general intelligence service. Perhaps this is why Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak name Omar Suleiman as the new Egyptian Vice-President; he wants to assure and…

Uprisings in the Middle East: The unintended consequences of modern monetary policy

  By Andre Michael Eggelletion The real problem How will the leaders of the world react to the protests in Tunisia, Yemen, Egypt, and now Jordan? For well or ill, these uprisings tell us that we could be witnessing a great change taking place throughout the Middle East. But what force is responsible for the…

Baby Doc Arrested in Haiti, What now?

  By Andre Michael Eggelletion Former Haitian dictator, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, was taken into custody today after a surprise return to Haiti Sunday night from his 25 year-long exile in France. Duvalier was overthrown in a popular uprising in 1986. Why he returned is unknown at this point, but his arrest does demonstrate that…