An end-game for Ivory Coast

The general offensive has begun," said Seydou Ouattara, the military spokesman of the man who claims to be Ivory Coast's legitimate president, Alassane Ouattara, on Monday. "We've realized that this is the only way to remove [incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo]." On the same day, Ouattara's troops seized two cities in the west of the country, Daloa and Giglio.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/30/2011 12:00 am EDT

The general offensive has begun," said Seydou Ouattara, the military spokesman of the man who claims to be Ivory Coast's legitimate president, Alassane Ouattara, on Monday. "We've realized that this is the only way to remove [incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo]." On the same day, Ouattara's troops seized two cities in the west of the country, Daloa and Giglio.

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