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A dirty war in West Africa : the RUF and the destruction of Sierra Leone

Author: Lansana Gberie
Publisher: London : Hurst, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Revolutionary United Front (RUF), claimed to be freeing the country from corruption and the brutalities of its political class and their foreign allies, but their insurgency killed more than  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lansana Gberie
ISBN: 1850657424 9781850657422 1850657475 9781850657477
OCLC Number: 963453542
Description: XV, 224 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: The War as Random, Millenarian Violence - The War as Criminal, Resource-Driven Violence - The War as Disoriented Youth Violence - The War as a By-Product of State Collapse - The 1992 and 1997 Military Coups - Internal Players: the RUF Internal Players: the SLA - Internal Players: the Civl Defence Forces (CDF) - Foreign Intervention
Responsibility: Lansana Gberie.

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'Gberie, a journalist and longtime observer of Sierra Leone's politics, has written an even handed and perceptive account of the country's tragic civil war during the 1990s. Much of his story focuses Read more...

 
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