Gbagbo On The Ropes

Andrew Sullivan —  Apr 5 2011 @ 10:22am

Adam Martin provides a good round-up of the rapidly evolving situation in the Ivory Coast:

With rebel forces surrounding his building and French and U.N. helicopter strikes destroying his remaining army [yesterday], Ivory Coast's strongman leader Laurent Gbagbo, currently sheltering in a basement bunker, is reportedly in talks with the French ambassador to negotiate a surrender and a transfer of power that may happen as soon as today.

The BBC is reporting a ceasefire. Track more breaking news at their live-blog.