NPR Story
4:00 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Liberia Launches Military Campaign To Route Rebels

Originally published on Sun July 8, 2012 4:19 pm

Liberia is launching its first large-scale military operation since the end of its brutal civil war. Liberia's army, which has been trained by the U.S. military over the last six years, is going after mercenaries and rebels who are using thick forest as cover from which to launch ambushes in neighboring Ivory Coast.