A security agent stands guard atop a car ahead of the arrival of Charles Ble Goude, a youth leader recently named to Laurent Gbagbo's cabinet and who is staging rallies in support of the incumbent ... more 
A security agent stands guard atop a car ahead of the arrival of Charles Ble Goude, a youth leader recently named to Laurent Gbagbo's cabinet and who is staging rallies in support of the incumbent president, in the Koumassi neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. While the United Nations and other world powers recognize rival Alassane Ouattara as the winner of November presidential elections, Gbagbo has refused to step down for more than a month after the presidential runoff vote. The 15-nation regional bloc ECOWAS has threatened to remove the incumbent leader if ongoing negotiations fail. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rebecca Blackwell
Wed, Jan 5, 2011 4:33 PM EST