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

This is a very deterministic reading of history. I expected a revolution or a rebellion to happen against Mobutu for years and turned out to be wrong. So if you mean in almost Marxist terms that the objective conditions were ripe for a revolution then probably yes, but overall I think we don't have that deterministic understanding of history.

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