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|CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 9:30pm On Jul 16, 2009|
WASHINGTON -- Breaking two and a half decades of silence, former Liberian president and accused war criminal Charles G. Taylor said today that his infamous prison break from the Plymouth County Correctional Facility in 1985 was aided by the US government, addressing for the first time widely circulated conspiracy theories about his return to Liberia.
"I am calling it my release because I didn't break out," Taylor, 61, told the Special Court for Sierra Leone of the episode that has long been alleged to have been orchestrated by the US government. "I did not pay any money, I did not know the guys who picked me up. I was not hiding (afterwards)," Taylor testified in The Hague.
Taylor's escape took place only days before his friend and Liberian military leader, Thomas Quiwonkpa, staged an unsuccessful coup against the Liberian government of President Samuel Doe in November 1985. Taylor alleged that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was working with, and arming, Quiwonkpa to overthrow the Doe government in the months leading up to the coup attempt.
Taylor told the court that he was "one hundred percent positive" that the weapons Quiwonkpa was using "were paid for by the CIA."
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Fhemmmy: 9:31pm On Jul 16, 2009|
Is this supposed to be a news
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 9:34pm On Jul 16, 2009|
It is confirmation from the horses mouth.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by back2back(f): 9:41pm On Jul 16, 2009|
this is already well know.
the moment he accept the offer to come back Liberia, he just have to continue to serve his masters.
he stopped serving his masters, the rest we know now.
He is not even charged for crime in his country, they cant find any, but for crime in next door country.
lesson to would be IMPERIALIST servants, once you start, you cant give it up!
Atleast, it worked for OBJ. He never stopped!
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by savanaha: 9:46pm On Jul 16, 2009|
I wonder when the people that claim CIA don't meddle will come in here?
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by chidichris(m): 11:33pm On Jul 16, 2009|
the voice of drawing man.
is charles taylor in hague to tell us who brought him to power or he there to say why he sponsored wars that claimed the lives of millions of ppl in africa and destroyed property worth billions of dollars.
every criminal like taylor must say shits like this especially at the point of death.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by shotster50(m): 12:19am On Jul 17, 2009|
The CIA brought him to power alright but they did not make him kill the innocent people he did.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 12:31am On Jul 17, 2009|
Springing a criminal from jail and foisting him on people through bloodshed will not exactly create saints.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Tudór6(f): 1:20am On Jul 17, 2009|
Oh shut y'all!
It's typical, anyone who does wrong and is caught would claim the u.s or CIA either trained him or put him in power. pathetic!
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by samparian(m): 2:31am On Jul 17, 2009|
it seems you're a bit wet behind the ears when it come sto politics.
CIA meddles in everything.
They were in Iran during the 50's coup
They sponsored Saddam and later hung him when he stopped working for them
They killed MKO Abiola. Yes. he drank tea with them from a two compartment flask and died. its on record in Oputa panel hearing
They have a hand in everything that happens in Africa and parts of the world. This is not a conspiracy theory.
Did you also believe that Taylor drove all the way from Calabar to Maiduguri on his own? believe that, and you'll believe anything
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by savanaha: 2:39am On Jul 17, 2009|
Please inform them.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by samparian(m): 2:50am On Jul 17, 2009|
thank you my brother.
some people are so daft.
My uncle has lived in Maiduguri for over 30 years and till today he doesnt know where Ngula Ngala is. but that is where they caught Charles Taylor and claimed he drove all the way from calabar.
I've driven from maiduguri to the east and i know the amount of military personel, police amd mopol on the road. you must be stopped at all points.
How did Taylor manange to beat them all
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by SeanT21(f): 3:16am On Jul 17, 2009|
Kill the Bastard already.He and his boys killed Innocent Liberians/Sierra Leoneans including my uncle. I don't care if the CIA brought him to power. As far as I am concern,Charles Taylor,his son and his rebels were the ones shooting and eating the hearts of innocent Liberians and chopping innocent Sierra Leoneans hands off. Someone should remind him with the phrase "Short Hands or Long Hands".
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 3:20am On Jul 17, 2009|
I feel for you SeanT21.
I wonder how the CIA always seems to identify the lowest bastards, Charles Taylor, Mobutu Sese Seko. . . The list goes on.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 3:31am On Jul 17, 2009|
One question that keeps banging in my head is WHY?
Why do we allow animals rise up amongst us, kill our talented ones like weeds and drag us back centuries?
Why can we not see that all of this is a cruel master plan of divide and rule?
Why after all these years do the same tricks work on us?
Why after so much sweat, tears, blood and sorrow can we not look within to ourselves, one another for support and sustenance?
Why do we, like trained dogs gun for our neighbour just because they are from a different culture?
Why do we have no faith in our own ideas and instead trust those who will sell us?
There are many questions for Africa to answer.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by SeanT21(f): 3:49am On Jul 17, 2009|
I can not believe Charles Taylor have the mouth to talk. That guy must be insane. He does not even deserve a day in court. After all he has done to Sierra Leone and Liberia sef he gat mouth to talk.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by samparian(m): 7:53am On Jul 17, 2009|
true, the CIA put him there,but the guy deserves to be hanged for his crimes against humanity.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by oyb(m): 8:12am On Jul 17, 2009|
a fact that most people overlook is that throughout the cold war the united states and the west supported all sorts of despotic governments in third world nations for the 'greater good'
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by back2back(f): 8:17am On Jul 17, 2009|
true, the CIA put him there,but the guy deserves to be hanged for his crimes against humanity.
and when is OBJ going to be hanged for wiping-out ODI village?
Nope, because he still serves his masters.
and when is Bush to be hanged for Iraqi; more people die during Bush was than when Saddam was in control.
Africans open your eyes.
Once you start serving your master(WEST), you cannot stop. If you stop, they will finish you.
The key here is NEVER to serve them even if they will use their machinery to bring you into power.
Mugabe is a example. When we was serving UK. He was the toast. Even Queen made him a knight.
The moment he stopped to serve UK, we know the rest.
End of the day, it will be innocent africans suffering.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by No2Atheism(m): 8:20am On Jul 17, 2009|
Very good questions there.
Charles Taylor is not the first and would not be the last used and dumped by the CIA we can only hope that we would have less and less number of traitors in Africa, frankly i am looking forward to the day that Africans would sit down, and decide to re-draw the map of Africa by re-creating countries based on their related ethnic groups and erasing old boundaries created by colonials. considering that the structure on ground was specifically created to ensure that Africa would always have problems internally doing to strive between competing ethnic groups and people.
It still does not hide the fact that Charles Taylor is complicit in the crimes.
All these is the reason that i sometimes suspect that the current problems in the niger delta might also actually have something to do with foreign powers for the following reasons.
- Niger Delta militants seem to be more equipped than even our own army.
- They are yet to be banned by foreign countries.
- Illegal oil bunkering is still striving and the truth is that its takes a lot of resources to succeed in international oil bunkering, hence one way or another their are foreign co-conspirators in the whole Niger Delta saga.
- Some people seem to think that because something is called a conspiracy theory then it means it is false, at least it is good that Charles Taylor is confirming a few theories.
- The West is always looking for ways to steal African resources, hence they would always use the CIA to forment trouble, create instability and thus create an avenue for stealing of resources through their african stooges or dictators.
- That is why i would have respect for MEND the moment they start going after people like Ibori, Odili and co, cus until that is done its remains just a money making scheme used to scam ND people into thinking that they are actually fighting for them.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by samparian(m): 8:33am On Jul 17, 2009|
ofcourse they are more equiped than nigerian army.
afterall, the dreaded somalian pirates are funded by people in UK. CNN disclosed that recently
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by chidichris(m): 1:04pm On Jul 17, 2009|
is there any wrong thing in cia bringing him out and sending into the grave?
i learnt that cia brought obj?
is it not the same cia that brought yar adua?
is also possible that the cia brought in mugabe?
is it possible that all the atrocities of charles taylor were not part of his bargain with the cia hence they want him dead or did he not committ enough crime for their happiness?
why is the cia not sponsoring ur uncle who has been in maiduguri for over 30 years?
do u think ur uncle is as intelligent as taylor? do u believe that charles taylor could afford the conscience of 90% of nigerians in moving into hiding with their consent?
if u have been watching crime fighters, u will agree with me that 99.99% of those robbers will give such reasons as; my papa married two wives - na only u?
my mother had 12 children and am the first born - so what? i got involved with bad friends - is it not your choice? i am a graduate but could not get work - what about master degree holders without work?
to u, is either we believe the cia crap of we are daft but if i may ask u, who is cia? why didn't charles taylor tell us all his days in office that he was a product of cia and why now?
who are the other products of cia that are on seat in africa till date? will it be worth doing for them to announce that to all while in power not when the going becomes tough.
that your uncle who has been in maiduguri for over 30 yrs without having the knowledge of the place must have told u how many times the cia spoke to him on the need to use him in unseating the president of nigeria.
the truth of all these matters remains that africans are doomed in the area of leadership and this is a simple thing we must have to accept and then pray and work towards solution.
for ur charles taylor, the spirits and bloods of the dead, the pains of those he disabled for life will always hunt him till the day he dies. he has murdered sleep and happiness in his life.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 1:42pm On Jul 17, 2009|
chidichris: is also possible that the cia brought in mugabe?
Lets be careful. Next time, someone will quote this as fact.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Fhemmmy: 1:44pm On Jul 17, 2009|
Thank you guys for the pix.
That guy needs to rot in hell
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by samparian(m): 2:51pm On Jul 17, 2009|
I never said Charles taylor should not pay for his crimes and its true that criminals always give reasons when they are caught, but they MUST pay for their crimes.
we all know obj and his cabal forced Yar'adua on us.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by tunnytox(m): 3:02pm On Jul 17, 2009|
Only God knows what is wrong with most of African Leaders, they are so corrupt, blood thirsty, selfish and deluded. Charles Taylor was meant to overthrow the brutal regime of Samuel Doe and bring peace/reconciliation to Liberia, instead he went ahead to oppress, cannibalise and executes his own people at will. Who will save us Africans from this brutal regimes? sometimes i wonder may be the black race is suffering from some sort of curse. Only few African countries have genuine democracy, a large percentage of Africans are living in poverty. However, it is a known fact that the CIA, M15, Russian intelligence and even now China are involved in African affairs but when are we going to wake up and stop killing, torturing and maimimg ourselves?. If the CIA brought Taylor to Power I'm sure at least they do not asked him to be executing people at will. Shame on you Taylor and hope you rot in Jail
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Kobojunkie: 3:03pm On Jul 17, 2009|
Isn't this as silly as claiming because some believe Obasanjo helped Yar adua get the seat, Obasanjo is to blame for Yar adua's inaction and continued ineptitude? Even if it is found that the CIA did help Taylor get into office, did the CIA perpetrate all these attrocities against his own people? Come on!!!
If I got the CIA to help me into office today, would the CIA be to blame if I allow power corrupt me tommorow so I become even worse than Charles Taylor, Mugabe and others like them?
Can we please start thinking rather than continuing to fuel our delusions with sick and irrational conclusions that continue to keep us were we remain?
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Beaf: 3:04pm On Jul 17, 2009|
What is common with these countries Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Congo, Somalia, Liberia?
Ans - American influence and war.
. . .Maybe Djibouti is next?
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by Kobojunkie: 3:09pm On Jul 17, 2009|
You forgot to list other countries where the same America meddled in and things DID NOT turn out for the worse for them. It seems in your bid to feed your delusions, you conveniently skip the others. Typical !!!
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by nuzo(m): 3:11pm On Jul 17, 2009|
Blacks people should man up and take responsibilty of their past, present and future instead of making excuses.
NO MORE EXCUSES!!!
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by texazzpete(m): 3:16pm On Jul 17, 2009|
YaY!! Charles Taylor said the CIA helped him escape. So it must be true.
SO now that we know that Charles Taylor is a reliable person whose testimony must be believed, that means he must be innocent of all the charges levied against him as he has claimed. Afterall, we now know he's an honest man, right?
You dolts will believe anything anyone tells you as long as it fits in with your crazy conspiracy theories. Since when did a drowning man like Charles Taylor become a credible witness?
As long as dumbos like you keep blaming everything on the CIA, Africa will never progress. You're no better than Mugabe, starving his people to insanity while blaming his errors on the 'Western imperialists'.
I'm not surprised. there's always a historical precedence for this blame shifting. In the 1930s we saw Hitler convince millions of Germans that the Jews were the source of the problems of the world. we know what happened next.
|Re: CIA Brought Me To Power - Charles Taylor by samparian(m): 3:18pm On Jul 17, 2009|
There's no government that does not have external influences and interferance. The difference is how does each leader handle it?
espionage is the order of the day.
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