NAGs

Khmer Rouge (KR)


Year Formed: 1967
Year Terminated: 1989

Target States:
Cambodia (Kampuchea)

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

China

Thailand

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 111

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1112

References:

___ 1996. “Major Events Involving Khmer Rouge Since Armed Struggle Began in 1967”. The Associated Press. (August 18, 1996). (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Bekaert, Jacques. 1993. “The Return of the Khmer Rouge”. Southeast Asian Affairs: 130-143.

Diepart, Jean-Christophe, David Dupuis. 2014. “The peasants in turmoil: Khmer Rouge, state formation and the control of land in northwest Cambodia”. The Journal of Peasant Studies 41(4): 445-468.

Fawthrop, Tom, Helen Jarvis. 2005. “?Getting Away with Genocide?: Elusive Justice and the Khmer Rouge Tribunal”. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.

Gill, R. Bates. 1991. “China Looks to Thailand: Exporting Arms, Exporting Influence”. Asian Survey 31(6): 526-539.

Pringle, James. 1990. “Khmer Rouge seeks to win hearts and minds; Cambodia”. The Times. (January 24, 1990). (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Richburg, Keith B. 1989. “The Hated Khmer Rouge Fights On; Guerrillas Show Staying Power Inside Cambodia”. The Washington Post. (October 22, 1989). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-1218693.html