NAGs

Harakat-i Islami-yi Afghanistan


Year Formed: 1984
Year Terminated: 1984

Target States:
Afghanistan

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Iran

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 138

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1140

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