Saturday, February 09, 2002

Mould Breakers

We are told by the supporters of intervention that Sierra Leone should dispel the doubters. Look, they say, a peaceful state with the rule of law, etc, etc. Contrast this to Liberia, which has a nasty civil war in the north since 1999 and has declared a state of emergency. A couple of relevant facts here. The Nigerian-led occupation of Sierra Leone (which is effectively what Britain is supporting) started in 1999. And just to the north of Liberia is ... well, look at the map.

Sierra Leone's different. Yeah, right.


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