Ivory Coast

Robert talks with Ruth Morgenthau, who is a professor of international politics at Brandeis University, about the attempted overthrow of the president, Henri Konan Bedie. After a televised announcement by former army chief Robert Guei on state television. that the president had been removed from power, President Bedie said in a telephone interview that he was still in command. Until now, the Ivory Coast had been considered one of the most stable countries in the region, but Morgenthau said a rebellion has been brewing for quite some time.



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