Building Better Armies: An Insider's Account of Liberia

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Recent events in Mali, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere demonstrate that building professional indigenous forces is imperative to regional stability, yet few success stories exist. Liberia is a qualified "success," and this study explores how it was achieved by the program's chief architect. Liberia suffered a 14-year civil war replete with human rights atrocities that killed 250,000 people and displaced a third of its population. Following President Charles Taylor's exile in 2003, the U.S. contracted DynCorp ...

Building Better Armies: An Insider's Account of Liberia 2014, Lulu.com, Morrisville

ISBN-13: 9781304868725

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