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The Economic Consequences of Revolutions in the Middle East

  By Andre Michael Eggelletion As the most comprehensive revolutionary movement in 60 years sweeps through the Middle East and Northern Africa what will be its economic impact on the world economy? We have already seen democracy movements topple regimes in Egypt and Tunisia. The push for change is still underway in Bahrain and Yemen.…

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…