NAGs

Jihad Islamic Group (JIG)


Year Formed: 2004
Year Terminated: 2004

Target States:
Uzbekistan

Ideational Characteristics:
NOID

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Pakistan

Germany

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 200

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1203

References:

-"Website says group behind May attacks in Uzbek east linked to al-Qa'idah". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union- Political. 20 Oct. 2009.

-"Germany: Authorities Say Uzbekistan- Based Group behind Terrorist Plot". Radio Free Europe. 6 Sep. 2007. sec: News Stories and Documents. 

-"Uzbekistan: U.S. Treasury Freezes Bank Accounts of Terror Suspects". Radio Free Europe. 19 Jun. 2008. sec: News Stories and Documents. 

-"Background: Islamic Jihad Union founded in Uzbekistan". Deutsche Presse- Agentur. 5 Sep. 2007. sec: Politics.

-"' convicted in Germany of supporting terror group". Associated Press Online. 13 Oct. 2009. sec: International News.