The Debate

Attempted coup in Burundi: Standoff comes to a head

In Burundi, a former head of intelligence has declared the ouster of the country's president, who seemed to be headed for a third term in next month's elections. This despite cries that his push for re-election was unconstitutional and contrary to a 2005 peace deal. The president is denying any such coup. What does the future hold for Burundi?