Spotlight IVORY COAST West Africa Newsletter Issue 609 dated 07/04/2011

Gbagbo: Chronicle of a defeat

In military matters, as in politics, betrayal and defection often determine the course of history. In Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo was broadsided by his adversary Alassane Ouattara’s sudden offensive. But three other factors also helped to bring him down: strife [...]

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