NAGs

United Islamic Front for Salvation of Afghanistan(UIFSA)


Year Formed: 1996
Year Terminated: 2001

Target States:
Afghanistan

Ideational Characteristics:
NOID

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Russia

Iran

Tajikistan

United Kingdom

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 144

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1147

References:

___ 1996. “News In Brief: Taliban Threatens Tehran”. The Guardian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Barton, Jack. 2001. “Spring brings annual offensive in Afghan war”. The Australian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Burns, John F. 1997. “In a Stalemate, Afghan Foes Reload”. The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/24/world/in-a-stalemate-afghan-foes-reload.html

Cooper, Kenneth J. 1997. “For Afghan Rivals, Warrior Traditions Complicate Unity; Clashes, Defections Deal Swift Blows To Taliban's Goal of 'One Government'”. The Washington Post. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-724887.html

Kremmer, Christopher. 1999. “Taliban talks `too vague' for peace”. Sydney Morning Herald. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Leopold, Evelyn. 2000. “UN imposes sanctions on Taliban”. The Guardian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Lynch, Colum. 2000. “U.N. Council Tightens Sanctions on Afghanistan's Ruling Militia”. The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/pb/archive/politics/2000/12/20/un-council-tightens-sanctions-on-afghanistans-ruling-militia/938fcd36-c09a-47ca-a78e-c36077d553d4/?resType=accessibility

Miller, Judith. 2001. “Killing for the Glory of God, In a Land Far From Home”. The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2001/01/16/world/killing-for-the-glory-of-god-in-a-land-far-from-home.html

Moore, Molly. 2001. “Afghan Rebel Leader Is Victim of Bombing; Some Reports Say Attack Killed Commander Who Led Charge Against Taliban”. The Washington Post. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-466267.html

Risen, James. 1998. “Russians Are Back in Afghanistan, Aiding Rebels”. The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/1998/07/27/world/russians-are-back-in-afghanistan-aiding-rebels.html

Sevunts, Levon. 2001. “Can Afghanistan ever be normal again…” Edmonton Journal (Alberta). (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Spillius, Alex. 1997. “Outside powers fight by proxy in Afghan valleys…”. The Ottawa Citizen. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Spiilius, Alex, Calgary Herald. 1998. “Taliban fighters capture key base”. Calgary Herald. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Steele, Jonathan. 1997. “US in quiet diplomacy with Iran to end Afghan fighting”. The Guardian. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Symon, Fiona. 2001. “Afghanistan's Northern Alliance”. BBC News. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)