Talk:List of wars involving Nigeria

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First Liberian Civil War[edit]

While it is true that Doe was toppled, and although ECOMOG did occasionally cooperate with government forces when it came under fire by the NPLF, it did not fight to preserve the Doe government. The ECOMOG force was there to "impose a cease-fire; help Liberians establish an interim government until elections could be held; stop the killing of innocent civilians". Elections were held, but the subsequent course of history makes it evident the mission to bring an end to the war had not succeeded by 1997. However, as Charles Taylor assumed power through an election the ECOMOG wanted to take place, ECOMOG was hardly "defeated" in any sense. Failure to bring about a lasting peace, maybe (as shown by the outbreak of renewed conflict soon after), but nevertheless a success in the sense that it brought the factions to the ballots (as shown by the reference that keeps getting deleted). --Mikrobølgeovn (talk) 23:33, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

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Orphaned references in List of wars involving Nigeria[edit]

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