RealNews

U.N. Suspends Disarmament in Liberia

The United Nations (news – web sites) said Monday it was suspending for a month a disarmament campaign in war-battered Liberia so it can improve a camp for former combatants. Disarmament will stop Dec. 17 and resume Jan. 20, the United Nations said in a statement. The process got off to a rocky start last week when former fighters demanding cash rioted in the capital Monrovia and clashed with peacekeepers struggling to keep the city calm. Nine people, eight of them former combatants, were killed. Despite the violence, about 8,000 fighters have been disarmed so far, the United Nations said. 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.