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Burkina Faso

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    Jihadist groups in the Sahel

    4 February 2016
    Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups...
  • Maps and Graphics

    AQIM incident map

    15 January 2016
    This is a quick map of conflict events attributed to AQIM from 2007-2015, compiled from the ACLED dataset. Search by location, click a dot for...
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    Is Burkina's elite guard still a threat?

    1 October 2015
    Burkina Faso’s interim government adopted a decree last week dissolving the Presidential Security Regiment, which mounted a short-lived coup two weeks ago. But despite promises...