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Books - June 14, 2005

Conflict and Collusion in Sierra Leone

David Keen, ed. (James Currey Publishers, 2005)

 

 

The conventional diplomatic approach to Sierra Leone's civil war is that it has been a contest between two clearly defined sides.

This book demonstrates that this is not the case: the various armed groups were fractured throughout the 1990s, often colluded with one another, and had little interest in bringing the war to an end.

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