Coup in Niger

Intelligence Report: Coup in Niger 18 Aug 2023 Coup Details: The Nigerien military has staged a coup d'état, resulting in the detention of President Mohamed Bazoum. The individual leading this coup, a Nigerien general, has subsequently declared himself the new president of Niger. Reaction in West Africa: The broader West African community, likely through ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), has shown a willingness to intervene militarily against [...]