NAGs

Popular Front for the Liberation of Oman (PFLO)


Year Formed: 1969
Year Terminated: 1975

Target States:
Oman

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Yemen People's Republic

Russia (Soviet Union)

China

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 125

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1126

References:
DeVore, Marc. 2011. The United Kingdom's last hot war of the Cold War: Oman, 1963–75, Cold War History, 11 (3): 441-471.
 
Goode, James F. 2014. Assisting Our Brothers, Defending Ourselves: The Iranian Intervention in Oman, 1972–75, Iranian Studies 47 (3): 441-462.
 
Hughes, Geraint. 2009. A Model Campaign Reappraised: The Counter-Insurgency War in Dhofar, Oman, 1965–1975. Journal of Strategic Studies 32 (2): 271-305.
 
Martinez, Ian Illych. 2012. The Battle of Mirbat: turning point in the Omani Dhofar rebellion. Small Wars & Insurgencies, 23 (3): 517-526.