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Episode 65: Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Jean-Marie Guéhenno is the president of the International Crisis Group and long serving head of UN Peacekeeping. He comes from an interesting background--his father was a well known French intellectual whose...
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Burundi is on a Knife’s Edge

Burundi is in the midst of a deepening political crisis that has many observers extremely worried about the prospects of mass violence. Dozens of people have been killed and tens of thousands of people...
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Coup Attempt in Burundi–What’s Next?

A few moments ago, Major General Godefroid Niyombare took to the (private) Burundian airwaves to announce that he was ousting President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose bid to secure a third term as head of state...
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A Ticking Time Bomb in Burundi

Burundi is facing its worst, most volatile political crisis since the end of the 12 year civil war in 2005.  By all accounts, Burundi has been making steady social, political and economic progress since the...