Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso


Burkina Faso: U.S. Intelligence Leak Indicates Wagner Troops Already In-Country

Apr 13, 2023 | 19:06 GMT

Burkina Faso: France Officially Ends Military Operations

Feb 21, 2023 | 17:51 GMT

Burkina Faso: French Foreign Ministry Confirms Troop Withdrawal 

Jan 26, 2023 | 19:18 GMT

Burkina Faso: Government Demands Withdrawal of French Troops

Jan 23, 2023 | 16:33 GMT

Burkina Faso: Government Expels French Ambassador

Jan 3, 2023 | 17:05 GMT

Burkina Faso: Junta Summons Ghanaian Ambassador Over Russian Paramilitary Allegations

Dec 16, 2022 | 16:25 GMT

Burkina Faso: U.S. Says Junta Will Not Hire Russian Paramilitary Wager Group

Oct 27, 2022 | 18:21 GMT

Burkina Faso: Army Captain Overthrows Interim President in Second Coup This Year

Sep 30, 2022 | 21:26 GMT
Demonstrators in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, hold up photos of Malian coup leader Assimi Goita (who seized power in Mali for the second time in a May 2021 coup) and Burkina Faso coup leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba on Jan. 25, 2022.
On GeopoliticsFeb 7, 2022
Putting West Africa’s ‘Coup Contagion’ in Context
PodcastsFeb 3, 2022
Essential Geopolitics: Why So Many Coups in West Africa?
A photo of Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, leader of Burkina Faso’s recent military coup, is seen on the front page of a newspaper in Ouagadougou on Jan. 25, 2022.
AssessmentsJan 26, 2022
A Coup in Burkina Faso Hands West Africa Its Latest Crisis
A British soldier leaves the Hombori area aboard a Chinook helicopter on March 28, 2019, during the start of the French Barkhane Force operation in Mali's Gourma region.
On SecuritySep 17, 2021
Jihadist Terrorism After the Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan
French soldiers monitor an area along Burkina Faso’s border with Mali and Niger on Nov. 10, 2019.
AssessmentsMar 8, 2021
In the Sahel, a French Exit Will Be Easier Said Than Done
SnapshotsAug 20, 2020
In Mali, a Coup at the Core of the Sahel's Counterterrorism Fight
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