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Guinea's President Tempts Fate to Extend His Reign

Nov 8, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
Guinean president Alpha Conde rallies supporters in Conakry after a series of violent protests opposing his efforts to extend his term in office.

Guinea's President Alpha Conde greets his supporters in the capital, Conakry, on Oct. 31, 2019, after weeks of violent protests against the leader's perceived bid to prolong his rule claimed around 10 lives.

(CELLOU BINANI/AFP via Getty Images)

For the West African country's aging president, pulling off his third-term dream will depend on the size and fervor of opposition efforts -- and whether his Russian allies help counter them....

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