Hit Gbagbo where it hurts — take away the power of the purse

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January 13, 2011
Christian Science Monitor
by Melissa Labonte  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Tensions are escalating in Ivory Coast, where President Laurent Gbagbo refuses to yield power to President-elect Alassane Ouattara. The international community's coordinated economic pressures hold the most hope for peacefully ousting Mr. Gbagbo and prevent mounting violence. Where diplomatic efforts have fallen short, cutting off Gbagbo's funds may turn his allies against him." (01/13/11)

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