Johnson /westafrica journal magazine Public Policy 

United States Government Condemns Election of Sen. Prince Johnson to Senate Leadership

Press Release   The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns the election yesterday of notorious warlord Prince Y. Johnson as Chair of the Liberian Senate Committee on Defense and Intelligence.  Senator Johnson’s gross human rights violations during Liberia’s civil wars are well-documented; his continued efforts to protect himself from accountability, enrich his own coffers and sow division are also well known. That the Liberian Senate would see fit to elevate him to a leadership role – particularly in the area in which he has done this country the most harm — creates…

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News Public Policy 

Why is the US Embassy inviting presidential aspirants?

  E -D -I -T -O -R -I -A -L While the United States and congressional leaders are appalled by the interference of Russian hacking and in essence Moscow meddling in the 2016 elections that brought President Donald Trump to the White House, The Liberian Listener is shocked that that the United States is inviting Liberian presidential candidates to its embassy for “private discussions.” this is interference, this is meddling! Engaging the United States constructively as an important transition comes to bear with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expected to turn over the…

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United States Brigade completes Ebola mission in Liberia

Press Release United States Army FORT HOOD, Texas (June 9, 2015) — The headquarters of the 48th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear, or CBRN, Brigade recently returned to Fort Hood, Texas, following a successful deployment to West Africa in support of Operation Unified Assistance. In March, the brigade replaced the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in Liberia as the joint task force headquarters for the operation, the U.S.-led effort to contain the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. The 48th CBRN Brigade is assigned to the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland-based 20th Chemical,…

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News 

President Obama Calls On Congress To Pass Immigration Reform Bill

WORLD/united states By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) – President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. At least four hecklers, all of them women, yelled at the president at the Copernicus Center where he had gone to promote his go-it-alone immigration plan that will remove the threat of deportation for up to 4.7 million illegal immigrants. Obama had gone to a Polish…

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Politics 

Republicans call Barack Obama worst President

By K. K. Wilson Is President Obama really America’s worst president? This would seem like the definitive conclusion of the American people based on recent events. A poll came out a few months ago that rated Obama at the bottom of all modern US presidents. President Bush, whose approval rating stood at 22 percent when he left office, was declared a better president than Obama according to that poll. Another poll concluded that the American people believed Mitt Romney would have made a better president. The Press even created the…

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