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Rescuing a fragile state : Sierra Leone 2002-2008

Author: Lansana Gberie; Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : LCMSDS Press of Wilfrid Laurier University, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Sierra Leone in 2000, British commandos intervened to prevent a bloody coup as UN forces faced collapse at the hands of the Revolutionary United Front. Sanctions were imposed on the rebel group  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Waterloo (Ontario, 2007)
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lansana Gberie; Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies.
ISBN: 9780978344177 0978344170
OCLC Number: 318233085
Notes: Errata label affixed to p. 5.
Based on papers presented at the Fragile State : the Case of Sierra Leone conference held at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont., on Nov. 23, 2007.
Description: 133 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : rescuing a fragile state : the class of Sierra Leone / Lansana Gberie --
Orphan of the storm : Sierra Leone & 30 years of foreign aid / Ian Smillie --
'Witness to truth' : The TRC of Sierra Leone, an overview / Zoe Dugal --
Beyond the TRC : governance in Sierra Leone / Ozonnia Ojielo --
The special court for Sierra Leone : a critical analysis / Peter Penfold --
'Blood diamonds' : a postscript / Lansana Gberie --
'Serving the nation?' : the disintegration and reconstitution of the Sierra Leone army, 1961-2007 / Ismail Rashid --
Taming a tiger : developing a professional army in post-war Sierra Leone / Don Saunders --
Security and development in Sierra Leone : DFID's approach / Mark White --
Citizens & soldiers : community defence in post-war Sierra Leone / Danny Hoffman.
Responsibility: edited by Lansana Gberie.
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``As Sierra Leone moves towards its 2012 elections, the role pratimony politics plays may determine whether a 'fragile' Sierra Leone can be 'rescued'. For this purpose, Rescuing a Fragile State Read more...

 
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