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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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How high the summit

Guinean security was not discussed: Presidents Lansana Conté Tejan Kabbah and Charles Taylor were not present...


The war moves north

There is method in Liberia's and Burkina Faso's new strategy: pressure is mounting on Presidents Charles Taylor and Blaise Compaoré after a series of UN reports detailing the involvement of senior Monrovia and Ouagadougou officials in gun-running and gem-smuggling from RUF-held areas of Sierra Leone...


The centre isn't holding

Ingredients for war As in the wars in Liberia Sierra Leone and Guinea it may be politic to blame the crisis on a few evil men - Liberia's warlord-turned-President Charles Taylor and Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré (accused of gun-running and diamond-smuggling in two UN reports)...


Gbagbo rides the tiger

Gueï's Yacouba people are known as Gios in Liberia and were the backbone of Charles Taylor's guerrilla force during the civil war there...


Bringing back the British

President Lansana Conté says Liberian President Charles Taylor is coordinating the operation which has killed more than 350 Guineans and exacerbated the regional effects of Sierra Leone's war...


Stuck in the sand

Compaoré has skilfully deflected much of the opprobrium for supporting the RUF onto his old friend Charles Taylor now cast as regional pariah by the United States and Britain...

Compaoré's position may be more nuanced (his friend Charles Taylor was the first head of state to visit Gbagbo after his election)...


The calabash bubbles

Fingers increasingly point at Burkina's Blaise Compaoré and Liberia's Charles Taylor as chief sponsors of the instability...


Dirty laundry

Liberia under President Charles Taylor is viewed as perhaps the world centre for laundering 'conflict diamonds' from Sierra Leone Angola and even Congo-Kinshasa...


Masters of war

This time they have Liberian and Burkinabè Presidents Charles Taylor and Blaise Compaoré in their sights...


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