Is a Weakened Burkina Faso Govt Paving the Way for Terrorism?

A weakened central power makes it easier for violent groups - like highway bandits, local militias and armed bands of jihadists - to emerge and thrive. These groups carry out various forms of violence, from pillaging to religiously motivated attacks, writes Ismaila Kane for The Conversation Africa.

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