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Pressure Grows for U.S. Intervention in Liberia

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Pressure Grows for U.S. Intervention in Liberia

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Pressure Grows for U.S. Intervention in Liberia

Pressure Grows for U.S. Intervention in Liberia

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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan calls for the dispatch of an international force to Liberia to stop fighting between rebel forces and supporters of President Charles Taylor. The United States faces pressure to intervene in the country's civil war, and Annan says "all eyes are on" the United States to take a leadership role in a peacekeeping force. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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