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Liberian rebels have signed a ceasefire with the Liberian government that could pave the way to peace. Host Neal Conan and guests look at what's required on all sides of this conflict and what it will take to end more than a decade of violence in the West African nation.


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*Project Director for the West Africa office of the International Crisis Group

James Logan
*Country Director for ActionAid, a UK-based non-governmental relief agency

Youssef Mahmoud
*Director of the Africa division in the department of political affairs at the United Nations

Samuel Kofi Woods
*Human rights lawyer and activist
*Liberian national living in exile in the United States
*former director of the Justice and Peace Commission in Liberia before going into exile



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