The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

This document is - imagine this. The news wires, the radio stations, are reporting that there is some group that has attacked, you know, Liberia called the National Patriotic Front of Liberia. The first question in the minds of everyone, "Who are these people? Who are these people?" The next question logically will be, "What do they stand for?" We are setting out immediately to answer these questions that are surely to come and they did come, but we - you don't start a revolution, you don't start these kinds of things, without setting out for all interested parties and what we referred to here as "freedom-loving people" - setting out your objective: "Why are you doing this? After you do this, what do you expect to do thereafter?" If you are a serious minded person that knows what you are doing, you have to set out these general and specific objectives. That's what we're trying to do here.

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