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Liberian National Police

Who Fired Live Rounds in West Point? The Answer Matters for Liberians

Sabrina Karim | Posted 10.26.2014 | Media
Sabrina Karim

In a country like Liberia, it matters who fires live rounds. It matters who uses less lethal means to control crowds. It matters who is present when things go awry. The reputation of an entire institution is at stake. Because, in Liberia, where mistrust of the government runs deep, incidents can be used to fuel the flame for future violence.

Does the Ebola Epidemic Threaten Liberia's Peace?

Sabrina Karim | Posted 10.11.2014 | World
Sabrina Karim

Eleven years ago the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), the peacekeeping mission in Liberia, helped to ensure that Liberia transitioned from decades of civil war to peace. Now the Ebola crisis in Liberia presents a major test to the domestic security sector exactly as UNMIL is scheduled to draw down.