Jendayi Frazer editorial, “Liberian Verdict Validates Bush Strategy”-Center for International Policy & Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Jendayi Frazer editorial, “Liberian Verdict Validates Bush Strategy”

Jendayi Frazer’s editorial, “Liberian Verdict Validates Bush Strategy,” was published in The Root (theroot.com). Former Liberian President Charles Taylor's conviction for war crimes in Sierra Leone represents another milestone in a long journey toward peace, freedom and justice for residents of both African nations. Bush and his national security team used all elements of U.S. power to steer Liberia toward peace when it reached a tipping point of escalated violence in 2003. The investment in freedom was reinforced in 2006 when, after the election of Liberia's democratic government, Taylor was transferred for trial at The Hague to protect regional stability. Read the story (PDF)