New African Military Profile: Liberia


The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are being rebuilt following the ruinous 14-year long civil war, which ended in 2003. With United Nations and other international assistance, the new armed forces are steadily growing and currently number more than 2 000 personnel. At present the Armed Forces include a National Coast Guard, but an Air Wing is planned. Click here to find out more about Liberia’s military.