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Vol 52 No 18

Published 9th September 2011

Côte d'Ivoire

Gbagbo: France’s part in his downfall

The French Licorne force played a decisive role in the United Nations’ storming of the presidential palace and the capture of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo. French troops took few casualties but they were involved in fierce fighting throughout Abidjan.

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