Burundi Elections Without Competition and no Peace Without Participation: Where Might it Go from Here?

"This policy brief aims to discuss the current situation in Burundi. Topics under consideration in this brief include: reactions to the communal elections; how did we get here; possible future scenarios, including a return to rebellion,maintenance of the status quo, the gradual deterioration of the political arena and renewed eruptions of (large-scale)violence; and, lastly, considering what should be done in terms of short-term engagement and long-term engagement."