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Liberia / Civil War / Anarchy / Child Soldiers #735386

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Monrovia: Jeff Koinange) Liberia, on the brink of anarchy, featured; scenes shown from Monrovia of young, flamboyant "child" soldiers, who fought with the LURD rebels & of the looting in the capital. [Several young SOLDIERS - comment.] [Liberian defense minister Daniel CHEA†- says we have to demilitarize their brains to achieve peace.] The lack of control in the port area & the primary role of the US troops when on the ground allowing peacekeepers to secure the port discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Koinange, Jeff

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