Title Security sector reform in Liberia [electronic resource] : mixed results from humble beginnings / Mark Malan.
Author Malan, Mark.
Publication Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, [2008]
Description 1 online resource (xii, 89 pages)
Call # eBOOK
Note "March 2008."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-89).
Contents Introduction -- Aim and scope -- SSR in context -- The need for SSR in Liberia -- The legal and conceptual framework for SSR in Liberia -- The Armed Forces of Liberia -- The Liberian National Police (LNP) -- Conclusions and recommendations.
Access Available only to authorized users.
Summary The author presents an explanatory overview and analysis of progress made with the process of security sector reform in Liberia -- with particular reference to the armed forces and the police. The author begins with a concise review of what the theory of SSR and its application in the Liberian context and follows with a description of Liberia's post-war security architecture and the urgent need for a comprehensive and sustained process of reform. An overview of the legal and conceptual framework for engaging in SSR in Liberia is provided as further backdrop to substantive sections dealing with the reform (or re-building) of the Armed Forces of Liberia and the Liberia National Police. The author concludes with a critical analysis of the SSR process and recommendations for further action.
System Req Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Liberia. Armed Forces -- Reorganization.
Liberia National Police -- Reorganization.
Internal security -- Liberia.
National security -- Liberia.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Serials Solutions, distributor.
Addl. Title Security sector reform in Liberia (Online)

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