Situation Report: Liberia and the AFL

Following years of human rights violations and large scale losses of life, when the second Liberian civil-war ended in 2003 under the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Liberia began an extensive security sector reform process. Perhaps the most dramatic changes have occurred within the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL). Liberia is the only country in the world to have completely dissolved its national military following such a conflict.

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