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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Date of Birth: 28 January 1948
Place of Birth: Arthington


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Madam President

Few may be ready to fight but the warlord Charles Taylor had only 150 men when he invaded the country in 1990 starting seven years of fighting that brought him to the presidency in the disputed 1997 election...


Penalty shoot out

The NPP associated with the exiled warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor took sixth place in the presidential race with less than 5 per cent...


Flying with Solo B

Liberia's ex-President Charles Taylor is plotting his way back to power from Nigeria undeterred by 18 indictments by Sierra Leone's Special Court...


The soccer vote

Three spectres haunt the polls: a return to war by dissatisfied losers; more of the state looting and corruption that has defined Liberian politics for the past 50 years; and meddling by ousted President Charles Taylor from Nigeria where he was exiled under the 2003 peace deal that also set the electoral timetable...


Welcome to the world

The anti-corruption and mercenary conventions require openness to international monitoring while accession to the ICC means that if exiled leader Charles Taylor returns home Liberia's government would have to hand him over to the ICC or its affiliate the Special Court in Sierra Leone which wants to try him for war crimes...


Stuck in the Mittal

The rebellion led by Charles Taylor which sparked seven years of civil war in 1990 started in Nimba...


Oil, dollars and votes

Liberia's economy was decimated by the civil war and the subsequent regime under President Charles Ghankay Taylor...


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Reining in the military

Gbagbo's foes have wide backing: rebels in western Côte d'Ivoire have been armed and helped by mercenaries loyal to Liberia's Charles Taylor and the northern Ivorian rebels the Forces Nouvelles were armed by Taylor's ally Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré...


Vultures gather

The report of the United Nations Special Court in Freetown pointing to Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's involvement in anti-Conté plots was seen as vindicating Diallo's efforts...


Through a glass very darkly

Their central calculation is that what's good for Liberia's exiled warlord Charles Taylor will be bad for Guinea...


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