Terrorism Threatens a Former Oasis of Stability in West Africa
Burkina Faso managed to avoid the violence that plagued its neighbors, but a combination of poverty, unstable neighbors, and weak security forces has opened the door for extremists.
The Drone War Goes Awry in Africa
Al Qaeda's attack on Burkina Faso proves that "decapitating" a terror group doesn't always change it for the better.
Why This Week’s Coup in Burkina Faso Might Not Last
Forces close to the deposed former president have seized power — but the country's civil society is rising to its feet.