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

No and there is a reason for that. A little, little, little Liberia. You have got huge armed forces like Nigeria. You have Ghana. A powerful military in Guinea. I think one would have to be a cuckoo to believe that he could become, even if he ever thought so, a Napoleon. What would happen to Nigeria? You have to, what, conquer, you know, Nigeria to become a Napoleon. That's pure nonsense. It could have never been a thought even remotely in my mind.

All I was interested in and all the guys that I led were interested in was trying to solve our little internal problem in Liberia, build an environment where our people would have some peace, democracy and the rule of law. There was no act of adventure, no place at all.

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