How Firestone and Warlord Charles Taylor Robbed Liberia, The Untold Story

How Firestone and Warlord Charles Taylor Robbed Liberia, The Untold Story

The Untold Story How Firestone and Former Liberian Warlord Charles Taylor Robbed The Nation. Firestone has been running the rubber plantation in Liberia since 1926. Firestone ran the plantation that Taylor used to direct the October 1992 assault on Monrovia. In operation since 1926, the rubber plantation was considered to be the largest of its kind in the world, a contiguous swath of trees, mud-brown rivers, low hills and verdant bush that at the time splayed across 220 square miles – roughly the size of Chicago. Firestone wanted Liberia for…

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