NAGs

Front de liberation nationale (FLN)


Year Formed: 1954
Year Terminated: 1962

Target States:
France

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

China

Tunisia

Morocco

United States of America

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 216

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1248

References:

Abrush, Said. 2004. "Nasser: the Last Arab". New York: St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books.

Aissaoui, Rabah. "Fratricidal War: The Conflict between the Mouvement National Algérien (MNA) and the Front De Libération Nationale (FLN) in France during the Algerian War (1954–1962)." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 39.2 (2012): 227-40. Web.

Gortzak, Yoav. "Using Indigenous Forces in Counterinsurgency Operations: The French in Algeria, 1954–1962." Journal of Strategic Studies 32.2 (2009): 307-33. Web.

Haddad-Fonda, Kyle. "An Illusory Alliance: Revolutionary Legitimacy and Sino-Algerian Relations, 1958–1962." The Journal of North African Studies 19.3 (2013): 338-57. Web. 

Shrader, Charles. 1999. "The first helicopter war: logistics and mobility in Algeria, 1954-1962". Westport, CT. Praeger.

Tyre, Stephen. "The Gaullists, the French Army and Algeria before 1958: Common Cause or Marriage of Convenience?" Journal of Strategic Studies 25.2 (2002): 97-117. Web.