Archive for the ‘Burkina Faso’ Category

Burkina Faso Could Be Next for Russia’s Wagner Group

Courtesy of Foreign Policy, commentary on how a military coup, natural resources, and roiling insecurity may make Burkina Faso a candidate for Russian intervention: Burkina Faso could be the next target for Russia’s mercenary Wagner Group, two U.S. intelligence officials told Foreign Policy, after a military coup in January left the West African country increasingly isolated. The mercenary […]

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