OVERVIEW The Republic of Liberia is located in West Africa and is bounded to the east by Sierra Leone, west by Ivory Coast, north by Guinea and south by the Atlantic Ocean. Beginning in 1989, Liberia became embroiled in civil war that devastated the nation's civil and military infrastructure. Liberia's ability to export its primary cash crop, rubber, was completely disrupted. Civil War, AftermathThe war began when Charles Taylor led a rebellion against then-President Samuel Doe....
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