Libya Crisis Hides Ivory Coast's Bloody African War - Yahoo! NewsThe violence in the West African nation of Ivory Coast had the misfortune to occur during the coalition bombing and war in Libya. The eyes of the Obama administration, and the focus of the world media, had been on Libya.
President Barack Obama justified U.S. cruise missile attacks on Libya as necessary to prevent a "massacre." Yet, Internet habitués were outraged that the savagery in Ivory Coast had been ignored.