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    rights and international law and involving inputs from a variety of stakeholders and actors (Dunn, and Tar, 2008: 23). Effective post conflict military reforms needs to effectively address comprehensive nation-building responsibilities of a military force, therefore attaining such in liberia will require sustain international commitment to the peace accords, re establishment of trust…

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    decisions if operating in that environment. Having a cultural understanding of Liberia, a key American ally in Africa, is particularly important for military leaders in this increasingly vital part of the world. Liberia, literally “land of the free,” originated as a place to relocate freed African-American slaves. It started as a settlement of the American Colonization Society in 1822. This was a group of politicians and abolitionists who foresaw the end of slavery in America and wanted to…

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    In Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, the Ebola virus was quickly widespread. Some countries banned flights from those infected areas for the safety of their own population. Although flight bans seem to be an easy solution to the problem, they can lead to negative outcomes. Flight bans could negatively affect societies because the virus would be less contained, researchers would have trouble working, and economies would ultimately change. Since there is no known cure for the virus, people have…

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    your mother, and your siblings get away, but your father stays to fight. You are urged to keep going and in 3 days end up in Guinea. You are completely lost in what has happened, but soon you figure out that an uprising has occurred, your village is burned to the ground, and your friends and father had been killed. That is the road to Present day Liberia. The indigenous people of Liberia migrated around the twelfth and fourteenth century. They were made up of 16 different groups which are:…

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    Charles Taylor a former Liberian President on May 30, 2012 was sentenced to 50 years in prison for aiding and abetting during the Sierra Leone civil war. The Special Court of Sierra Leone found him guilty on 11 counts of crimes such as terrorism, murder, and enslavement. Liberia and Sierra Leone Taylor was the first Liberian government official to be found guilty for receiving royalties from illegal diamond mines that were exchanged for armored weapons and utilities. The conflict or “blood”…

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    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf-This Child Will Be Great is a memoir and autobiography about Africa’s first woman president. Sirleaf was born in Liberia with parents who were apart of the common struggle that came from being part of a working class family in Africa. This memoir highlights the path it took from dealing with her parent’s hardship to becoming Africa’s first woman president. For Sirleaf it is important for all to know, that although she is from a lighter complexion her upbringing was no…

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    Blood Diamonds Conflict diamonds are a great concern in Africa especially with the bloodshed they cause. Blood diamonds, or conflict diamonds, are jewels mined in Africa and sold by rebels to gain military force. This has been a tremendous problem during the different civil wars in some countries in Africa. However, they are now being used in Liberia at rates never seen before. These diamonds are usually mined in northern and western regions of Africa. In some areas, diamonds would be placed on…

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    discuss issues with Shirley. I like that and found that my ideas grew with the exchange. I appreciated it a lot. ” In 1976, Shirley started to think about going to Liberia to help with missionaries. In 1976, Shirley took back her name Shirley Kolmer. She had also applied to become a fulbright fellowship to teach at University of Liberia. The University of Liberia and the United States State Department accepted her to teach. She began her brand news mission in the year of 1977. In June…

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    The author of Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Chernoh Alpha M.Bah, explanation of the outbreak in Sierra Leon and how it influences people’s perception and the response to Ebola from both the political and social perceptive, is one of my favourite reading as it correlates to the topics discuss in lectures so far. As he demonstrated, structural violence in this case must be understood in the context of a regional history and global economy that have cultivated inequalities. For instance, it is no…

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    Mask Vs Masquerade

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    County, Liberia by a member of the Gola tribe. This tribe resides in western and northwestern Liberia and Eastern Sierra Leone. The work within the image set which inspired my selection was the Bundu Mask from the Mende peoples of the Sande Society, located in the modern-day West African forests of Sierra Leone and Liberia. The work was created during the 19th to 20th century C.E., and was created using wood, cloth, and fiber. Both of these selected works are used as masks, and were made by a…

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