A week of bad news in Cote D'Ivoire shows how the conflict is still very much a real a present danger to peace and reconciliation.
UN and French helicopters pounded the residence overnight with missiles and heavy caliber weapons. French troops mounted an assault and have apparently turned Gbagbo over to forces loyal to legitimate President Alassane Outtara.
After a series of victories in key strategic towns across the Ivory Coast, forces loyal to internationally recognized presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara are poised to advance on Abidjan.
The self-styled "most knowledgeable person in the U.S. Senate about Africa" is supporting Laurent Gbagbo. Here's why.
In his speech last night, President Obama outlined a compelling case for humanitarian intervention...that could easily be applied to Cote D'Ivoire.
The Special Representative for the Secretary General in Liberia Ellen Margrethe Loj briefed the Security Council today. Then, I spoke with her about the situation over the border in Ivory Coast. Her message was clear: the violence over the border in Cote D’Ivoire is posing a very serious threat to the stability of Liberia.
To his credit President Obama addressed recent massacres in the Ivory Coast directly in a statement released by the White House.