"The tail-risk scenario could include France and the U.S. aiding an anti-coup coalition led by Nigeria and Chad and Wagner could help lead the Malian military into the fray," Faintuch said. "Should Niger invite the presence of Wagner, then only Chad would stand in the way of creating a [pro-Moscow] contiguous belt across Africa."
Global Guardian Senior Intelligence Analyst Zev Faintuch outlines how the coup in Niger could devolve and what is at stake in this recent Newsweek article.
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