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

Well, most of the population was convinced that the government would do everything and, you know, some - some individuals - in fact, big governments do that sometimes. You deny the advancement of enemy forces to give your people some hope. But my own line was that we had to tell the people the truth that will prepare people in other areas to begin evacuation to avoid massive loss of life.

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