Conviction Of Liberia's Charles Taylor Seen As Double-edged

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A war crimes court's verdict sends a message to other warlords, but it also could hinder peace negotiations, analysts say.JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The litany of abuses was chilling: mass murder, rape, sexual slavery. Forcing children to fight. Chopping off victims' limbs.

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