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Burkina Faso's Government Demands a French Military Withdrawal

MIN READJan 24, 2023 | 21:10 GMT

A French army patrol in November 2019 in northern Burkina Faso.

A French army patrol in November 2019 in northern Burkina Faso.

(MICHELE CATTANI/AFP via Getty Images)

The French military withdrawal from Burkina Faso will likely accelerate the spread of the jihadist insurgencies already running rampant in the country, putting the capital and other coastal West African countries in greater danger of attack. This will increase the risk of political instability and worsen Burkina Faso's already poor economic outlook....

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