Liberia used to be within the headlines in 1990 whilst hundreds of thousands of youngster combatants, together with younger males donning women's garments and weird gadgets of adornment, laid seige to the capital, Monrovia. according to the situation, a West African peacekeeping strength, ECONMOG, used to be despatched to stabilize the rustic and forestall the most warlord, Charles Taylor, from coming to energy. Seven years later, even if, Taylor was once elected President. the rustic had a delicate peace however the conflict had unfold to its neighbour Sierra Leone. This e-book strains the historical past of the civil warfare that has blighted Liberia in recent times and appears at its roots within the means governments were proven in West Africa throughout the twentieth century.
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