NAGs

United Wa State Army (UWSA)


Year Formed: 1997
Year Terminated: 1997

Target States:
Myanmar (Burma)

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Demands for Autonomy

External Supporters:

China

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 204

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1207

References:

"China supplies Wa rebels with armed helicopters: report". Democratic Voice of Burma 30 Apr. 2013. 

 Kuppuswamy, C.S. "MYANMAR: United Wa State Army." MYANMAR: United Wa State Army. South Asia Analysis Group, 27 Nov. 2013. Web. 25 May 2015. <http://www.southasiaanalysis.org/node/1417>

Lintner, Bertil. "Burma in Revolt: Opium and Insurgency since 1948". Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm, 1999. Print.

Pubby, Manu. "China emerging as main source of arms to N-E rebels: Jane's Review". Indian Express. 22 May 2008. Web. 25 May 2015.

"Uppsala Universitet." Database. Uppsala University. Web. 25 May 2015. <http://www.ucdp.uu.se/gpdatabase/gpcountry.php?id=112&regionSelect=7-Eastern_Asia>