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What to do about Ivory Coast

January 11, 2011

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While the international community and African regional organizations are united in their determination that Mr. Gbagbo must go, outside opinion has only limited relevance inside a fractured Ivory Coast. The fear must be of a resumption of the country’s destructive 2002 civil war that severely damaged the economy; hitherto Francophone West Africa’s most successful.

From my oped in today’s International Herald Tribune. Read the rest here.

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