NAGs

Mahaz-i Milli-yi Islami-yi Afghanistan


Year Formed: 1980
Year Terminated: 1989

Target States:
Afghanistan

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist
Religious

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Pakistan

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 136

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1138

References:

___ 1981. “5 Afghan rebel groups join to battle Soviets”. The Globe and Mail. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1988. “After A Million Deaths, Mistrust”. Sydney Morning Herald. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1989. “City besieged by Afghan rebels receives supplies”. The Toronto Star. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1989. “Mujahideen Chieftain Poisoned”. Sydney Morning Herald. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1989. “Rebels in battle for Jalalabad Islamabad”. Hobart Mercury. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 2013.Afghanistan: Political Parties and Insurgent Groups 1978-2001”. “Australian Government, Migration Review Tribunal / Refugee Review Tribunal”. https://www.ecoi.net/file_upload/1226_1369733768_ppig2.pdf

Adamec, Ludwig W. 2010. “The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgencies”. Washington DC: Scarecrow Press.

Esposito, John L. 2004. “The Oxford Dictionary of Islam”. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lieven, Anatol. 1989. “Government's form is sticking point; Afghan Mujahidin meeting”. The Times. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Rupert, James. 1986. “Afghan Rebel Ties to Villages Unravel; Soviet Bombing Empties Zone, Puts Strain on Supply Lines”. The Washington Post. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Siddique, Abubakar. 2014. “The Pashtun Question: The Unresolved Key to the Future of Pakistan and Afghanistan”. Oxford: Oxford University Press.