Ivory Coast: January 30, 2005


Government and rebel forces refuse to complete the terms of the two year old peace agreement. There is a lack of trust. This is stoked by items like a UN report that accuses the president's wife, Simone Gbagbo, of running a death squad that killed nearly a hundred political opponents. President Gbagbo's dirty politics were largely responsible for causing the civil war in the first place. Gbagbo is still in power, and he apparently believes he can use wheeling and dealing with the UN and peacekeepers to defeat the northern rebels.  


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