...for Laurent Gbagbo, former president of the Ivory Coast, whose refusal to accept his recent defeat in one of Africa's most open and observed elections has divided the country and encouraged militias to create mini-states. Once France's colonial pride, the Ivory Coast is sinking into a chaotic failed state despite the presence of 20'000 UN peacekeepers from Bangladesh, Jordan and Togo, and several fruitless missions by African leaders to persuade Gbagbo to stand down. After Libya, the Ivory Coast?