RealNews

Militants block Ivory Coast’s largest city

Hard-line supporters of Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo blocked major routes in the country’s largest city Wednesday to protest an identification program that they say rebels could exploit to skew upcoming presidential elections. It was unclear how many people were involved in the protest, though a senior U.N. peacekeeper, Col. Omar el Khadir, said there were barricades across the city. Similar protests took place in nearby towns and the blockade kept some commuters from reaching work. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.