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

Well, most of them had been recruited. Of course, it is different. Each different situation has their own idiosyncratic dynamics. I can say, if I am not going beyond answering the scope of the question, that the armed conflicts in Liberia and Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire have been marked by a regional dynamic where the governments of the region have shown a potential to involve themselves in trying to destabilise one - destabilising a neighbouring country. At each - at any given time you had one group who was participating in supporting a proxy group whose intention was to overthrow, or destabilise, a neighbouring country. So, with respect to Sierra Leonean involvement it took place at various different times and in support of various different Liberian, Guinean and Cote d'Ivoirean armed factions.

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