Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
Regions / Burkina Faso
With a U.S.-trained military officer now running Burkina Faso, will Washington press for a democratic transition or legitimize a military coup?
Burkina Faso, known as the “land of upright men” (pace women), forced long-time president Blaise Compaoré to resign.
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.