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What's next for Burkina Faso after second coup this year?

In Burkina Faso, the dust is settling after the nation’s second coup of the year. The takeover by military forces saw a young officer — Ibrahim Traoré — installed as the interim president of the land-locked, west African country.

What might the future hold for Traoré and the nation which he, at least for the time being, is now the leader of?

Sam Mednick is a Burkina Faso correspondent for the Associated Press and joins Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes for the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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