Liberia: Portrait of a Failed State

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Reed Press, 2004 - History - 251 pages
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Voted as the 'worst place to live' by The Economist in 2003, Liberia is again descending into a recurring civil conflict. When one mentions the term "failed state," Liberia almost immediately comes to mind.

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Pham served as an international diplomat in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea in 2001-02. In this important title, he presents a solid analysis of the latest unraveling of Liberia, voted the worst ... Read full review


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John-Peter Pham is a frequent writer and commentator on religious and public affairs. An alumnus of the post-graduate Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, he served as a Vatican diplomat as well as an aide to both the Vicar General of His Holiness for the Vatican and the President of the Pontifical
Council for Justice and Peace. Dr. Pham is presently the Director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University.

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