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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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Whodunit?

Officers have long complained about lives lost in Compaoré's operations in support of Liberian leader Charles Taylor...


Busting the busters

Many of President Charles Taylor's arms suppliers (a UN arms embargo is still in force against Liberia) also supply União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola and the Interahamwé...


Problematic peace

Diamond-driven The agreement calculates that RUF leaders such as Sankoh and Sam Bockarie and their sponsors - Liberia's President Charles Taylor and Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré - have more to gain by cooperating with regional power Nigeria and the UN than by continuing their war against the Kabbah government and Sierra Leone's civilians...


Gerald's jeep

Britain's 23 July expulsion of senior Liberian diplomat Gerald Cooper is an early blow to President Charles Taylor's efforts to improve relations with the West (see Sierra Leone Feature)...


Exeunt sojas

Much was read into the absence of some of Nigeria's neighbours - Presidents Charles Taylor of Liberia and Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso (both of whom Nigeria accuses of backing the Revolutionary United Front in Sierra Leone) plus President Paul Biya from Cameroon whose country continues to pursue claims against Abuja for the Bakassi Peninsula...


Leaving for Lomé

Some in Monrovia suggest that the Sam ‘Mosquito’ Bockarie wing backed by Liberia's President Charles Taylor sees Sankoh as little more than a useful pawn in the negotiating game...


Taylorland under siege

The voters’ mood when they elected President Charles Taylor in July 1997 was summed up in a slogan: ‘He killed my ma he killed my pa but I will vote for him...


Frequent flyers

The frequent visits of convicted fraudster Nico Shefer and Fred Rundle former Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging spokesman to President Charles Taylor in Monrovia have attracted the attention of officials monitoring the United Nations arms embargo against the rebel Revolutionary United Front in Sierra Leone...


No surrender, no deal

The operation was a replica of Operation Octopus the 1995 invasion of Monrovia by Charles Taylor and his National Patriotic Front of Liberia...


West Africa, according to Mr Taylor

Among others Ghana Nigeria Sierra Leone Britain and the United States believe Liberian President Charles Taylor has trained and armed the brutally effective rebels of Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front...


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