NAGs

Harakat-i Inqilab-i Islami-yi Afghanistan


Year Formed: 1980
Year Terminated: 1988

Target States:
Afghanistan

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Pakistan

United States of America

China

Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 133

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1135

References:

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Adamec, Ludwig W. 2012. Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.

Dudik, Charles E. 2009. "The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary." Thesis. United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Defence Technical Information Center. Web.

Ende, Werner, and Udo Steinbach. 2010. Islam in the World Today: A Handbook of Politics, Religion, Culture, and Society. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Gibb, Alexander. 1992. "Afghanistan Risks Tearing Itself Apart." The Herald (Glasgow). (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Grau, Lester W. 2004. "The Soviet–Afghan War: A Superpower Mired in the Mountains." The Journal of Slavic Military Studies 17(1): 129-51. Web.

Jahanpour, Farhang. 1999. "The Rise of the Taliban and Its Regional Repercussions." Journal for Critical Middle Eastern Studies 8(15): 99-120. Web.

Lieven, Anatol. 1999. "Government's Form Is Sticking Point; Afghan Mujahidin Meeting." The Times (London). (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Rupert, James. 1989. "Afghanistan's Slide Toward Civil War." World Policy Journal 6(4): 759-785. Web.

Weintraub, Richard M. 1988. "Afghan Rebels Edgy as Accord Nears; Pakistan Accepts Timetable, Hints It May Drop Key Demand." The Washington Post. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Weisman, Steven R. 1988. "Rebel Rivalry Is Hampering Afghan Talks." The New York Times. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)