Missing the Peace for the Trees
Source: Foreign Policy, 2016
Author(s): Arthur Blundell and Emily Harwell
It has been more than a decade since warring parties signed a deal to end Liberia’s bloody conflict. Fueled by the pillaging of the country’s rich natural resources — diamonds, gold, iron, and timber — the two civil wars that raged across 14 years left more than 250,000 people dead and displaced...