RealNews

All That is Wrong with Liberia: Charles Taylor

Liberia’s main rebel group, which has battled its way to the edge of the capital Monrovia, is said to be guilty of the same massive human rights abuses of which it accuses President Charles Taylor’s government. The Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (Lurd), fighting to oust Taylor since 1999, has grown from a shadowy force to a movement controlling most of the west African country. It was recently joined by another rebel group which emerged in the south-east of the west African country where almost uninterrupted civil war since the early 1990s has left an estimated 200 000 people dead. The Lurd denies any links with the Movement for Democracy in Liberia (Model), but the Liberian government says they are one and the same, and many others share that view. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.