NAGs

National Front for the Liberation of Congo (FLNC)


Year Formed: 1968
Year Terminated: 1978

Target States:
DR Congo (Zaire)

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Demands for Autonomy

External Supporters:

Angola

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 234

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1267

References:

SCHATZBERG, M.G. (1989) Military Intervention and the Myth of Collective Security: The Case of Zaire.  Journal of Modern African Studies. Historical Abstracts with Full Text Database.  Vol. 27 Issue 2, p315-340.Jun1989.

LARMER, M. (2013) Local conflicts in a transnational war: the Katangese gendarmes and the Shaba wars of 1977–78. Cold War History. Historical Abstracts with Full Tex Database.  Vol. 13 Issue 1, p89-108.Feb2013.

Anonymous (1978) The Shaba Tigers Return And the West once more helps Mobutu stop an invasion. Time. Vol. 111 Issue 22, p28, 1p.5/29/1978.

YOUNG, C. (1978) Zaire: the unending crisis.  Foreign Affairs. Business Source Complete Database. Vol. 57 Issue 1, p169-185.  Fall1978.