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Vol 41 No 11

Published 26th May 2000

Sierra Leone

Mission leap

Britain's military and diplomatic mission in Sierra Leone is leaping rather than creeping. Among members of parliament from the ruling Labour Party side (and their Liberal Democrat allies) in the House of Commons there is plenty of backing for Britain's robust military support for the Freetown government's Sierra Leone Army (SLA) in its campaign against the rebel Revolutionary United Front (RUF).

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