The Roots of Burkina Faso’s Crisis

Report
from Council on Foreign Relations
Published on 19 Nov 2019 View Original

by Michelle Gavin

Burkina Faso is in trouble. The shocking ambush of a Canadian mining company’s convoy earlier this month was part of a relentless series of deadly attacks perpetrated both by terrorist organizations and by domestic criminal groups that has claimed hundreds of lives, forced nearly half a million people from their homes, and gravely shaken domestic and international confidence in the country’s security services.

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