Jihad Islamic Group (JIG)Year Formed: 2004Year Terminated: 2004Target States: Uzbekistan Ideational Characteristics:NOIDObjectives:Toppling an Existing Leadership Change of Regime Type External Supporters:
-"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.