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The Taylor Trial: A Model for International Justice?

Morris Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Morris Davis

The arrival of Naomi Campbell to give evidence at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in The Hague this month sounded lik...

Naomi Campbell & Charles Taylor: Model To Testify At Blood Diamond Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Naomi Campbell and actress Mia Farrow will be summoned to testify at former Liberian President Charles Taylor's war cri...

Rosemary's Anchor Baby

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Brenner

Please allow me to introduce myself, as the song goes. You can call me Lucifer, Satan, Beelzebub -- whatever. I've got a proposition for you. No, I d...

Naomi and Wyclef -- A Celebrity Week in Foreign Affairs

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

The stars must be aligned strangely in the heavens this week, because it's the stars who are dominating foreign policy news. Stars - or at least some ...

Naomi Campbell Testifies In Blood Diamond Hearing

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands — Fashion icon Naomi Campbell countered allegations that former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor gave her a fistful of di...

Naomi Campbell, Blood Diamonds, and the Big Picture

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

Diamonds may prove not to be a girl's best friend later this month as the model Naomi Campbell travels to the The Hague to testify at the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Naomi Campbell Will Testify at War Crimes Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Fashion model Naomi Campbell says she will testify at the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor. Taylor is accu...

Naomi Campbell Blood Diamond Case: Warlord Charles Taylor Tries To Stop Supermodel From Testifying

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Liberian President Charles Taylor's defense lawyers on Monday opposed a request by prosecutors at his war crimes...

Coca-Cola Co. Denies Involvement in Murder and Rape, Blames "U.S. Judicial System"

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Michael Johnson

Coca-Cola has long marketed itself as synonymous with American values. But after recent allegations that it covered up acts of murder and rape at a Guatemalan subsidiary, Coca Cola may face up to justice.

In Defense of Charles Taylor: Perspectives from Liberia

Robert Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Blair

While we in the international peanut gallery gape at the spectacle of the Charles Taylor trial -- a murderer defending indefensible acts -- many Liberians continue to endorse Taylor and his charismatic brutality.

Charles Taylor At Trial Denies Ever Eating Human Flesh

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Liberia's former president Charles Taylor on Monday denied that he had ever eaten human flesh or ordered his fighters to do so as he answered allegati...

Charles Taylor: Nothing Wrong With Displaying Human Skulls At Roadblocks, Symbol Used At Western Universities Too

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — In an unusual defense against war crimes charges, former Liberian President Charles Taylor told judges Thursday that he...

Charles Taylor: Accusations Of Murder, Torture, Rape Are "Lies"

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — His combat fatigues were replaced by a dark suit and tie, and the tinted aviator glasses gave the former Liberian leade...

Charles Taylor War Crimes Defense Begins

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Liberian president Charles Taylor will take the stand to assert that he was trying to bring peace to Sierra Leon...

Following Up on Kristof in Liberia: Views on Truth and Reconciliation from the Ground

Robert Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Blair

Nicholas Kristof asked, "What on earth is happening in Liberia?" I ask Liberians what they think.

Charles Taylor Converts To Judaism, Who Could Be Worse? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Via Foreign Policy, one of former Liberian dictator Charles Taylor's wives told BBC Radio today that her husband is converting to Judaism. He will pr...

2006 North Carolina CD-11 General Election:
Taylor (R-i) vs Shuler (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NC-11: Taylor vs Shuler

Liberia Ships First Diamonds Since Lifting Of U.N. Sanctions

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Liberia has shipped its first consignment of diamonds since the lifting of U.N. sanctions that blocked the export of so-called "blood diamonds" used t...