On Sunday, March 13, in Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, at least 15 civilians and three soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack that surprised many in the country, which is emerging from a decade of conflict and electoral crises into one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. … We ask and answer six questions about Sunday’s attack and the general Ivorian context.

[Justine Davis is a PhD candidate in political science at UC Berkeley. Carrie Reiling (@careiling) is a PhD candidate in political science at UC Irvine. Justine was a Fulbright-Clinton fellow in Côte d’Ivoire in 2012-2013 and Carrie was a Fulbright research fellow there in 2014-2015.]

For the full story, please visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/03/15/6-things-you-need-to-know-about-cote-divoire-in-the-wake-of-sundays-attack/.


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