NAGs

People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA)


Year Formed: 1978
Year Terminated: 1978

Target States:
Afghanistan

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 131

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1133

References:

Hilali, A. Z. 2005. “The Soviet penetration into Afghanistan and the Marxist Coup”. The Journal of Slavic Military Studies 18(4): 673-716.

Kakar, Hasan. 1995. Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982. Oakland: University of California Press.