Scott Morgan

Scott Morgan publishes Confused Eagle on the Internet. It can be found at morganrights.tripod.com

Most Recent Articles by Scott Morgan:

Sudan still in crisis as Washington fetters

Sep 30, 2009 — Scott Morgan

Within the next few days the Obama Administration will unveil its policy towards Sudan.  When the congressional hearings were held in July, the advocates for the situation in Darfur were not pleased.  One of the proposed actions was to remove Sudan from the State Department’s list of countries that sponsor terrorism.


Developing Story: UN Wants Special Forces in the Congo

Nov 3, 2008 — Scott Morgan

In General it is not easy to have an individual or group admit that the strategy that they were embarked upon was a mistake. But if certain people that deal with the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have their way then some form of redress may soon be on the way.


The Problems in the Eastern DRC will not Go Away

Nov 1, 2008 — Scott Morgan

Regardless of threats from the central government in Kinshasa or MONUC (UN Mission in the Congo) it is apparent that the various militia groups that are active in the Kivu Provinces are not afraid of the Kabila government or its allies.


No end in sight in Somalia where future bears little hope

Oct 19, 2008 — Scott Morgan

There are Indications that the US military is not even sure about which part of its command structure will take the lead in fighting the piracy in Somalia. For the time being it will be CENTCOM (US Central Command) not AFRICOM that will be leading the effort. Currently naval elements from the Fifth Fleet are part of the international armada that is attempting to eradicate piracy at the south end of the Red Sea.


More of the Same In Zimbabwe: Challenges for the Next US President

Oct 14, 2008 — Scott Morgan

The unilateral decision by Robert Mugabe to name a cabinet despite reaching an agreement with the opposition will mean that the next President of the United States will have to deal with Zimbabwe at least once during their term.


First Test for AFRICOM: To Whom do the Tanks Belong?

Oct 3, 2008 — Scott Morgan

What a way for the intelligence shop (G-2) for AFRICOM to begin. The concern and scrutiny regarding the newest military command of the United States may be overshadowed a tad by recent events off the coast of Somalia.

As the efforts to restore a functioning centralized government in Somalia continues to flounder,  there has been an increase in piracy in one of the world’s busiest shipping regions. Several nations including the United States have deployed both naval and special forces assets to the region in an effort to curtail the criminal activity.


Another Election leads to more Controversy

Sep 6, 2008 — Scott Morgan

There has been another controversial election in Africa. The circumstances are very unique. A southern African country was having an election for the first time in almost two decades. So what would happen?