NAGs

Military faction (forces of Shahnawaz Tanay)


Year Formed: 1990
Year Terminated: 1990

Target States:
Afghanistan

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Pakistan

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 141

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1143

References:

 

___ 1990. “25 dead, 150 injured in overthrow attempt, Afghan president says”. The Globe and Mail. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1990. “Afghan Leader Says Plotters Have Fled”. The New York Times. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1990. “Afghan minister flees as coup fails”. The Toronto Star. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1990. “Afghan Plot Leader Flies to Pakistan; Coup Said to Fizzle”. The Washington Post. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1990. “Kabul Reports Mutineers Purged; Ex-Defense Chief Vows to Fight On”. The New York Times. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1990. “Major news items in leading Pakistan English newspapers” Xinhua General News Service. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Brown, Derek. 1990. “Leader of Kabul coup 'defects'”. The Guardian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Brown, Derek. 1992. “The Great Illusion; Afghanistan's survivor has finally been toppled, but the country will remain a battleground for vengeful power-seekers”. The Guardian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Iqbal, Anwar. 1991. “Kabul radio reports fierce fighting around capital”. United Press International. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Iqbal, Anwar. 1992. “Afghan guerilla leader rejects government plan on army”. United Press International. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Max, Arthur. 1992. “Masood Could Emerge As Afghanistan's Strongest Chieftain”. The Associated Press. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Rashid, Ahmed. 1990. “France leads way in renewing ties with Afghanistan”. The Independent. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Rashid, Ahmed. 1990. “Najibullah says Afghan coup attempt has failed”. The Independent. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Steele, Jonathan. 1990. “Kabul coup leader flees after defeat: Confusion as fighting still reported in Afghan capital”. The Guardian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)