NAGs

Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo (AFDL)


Year Formed: 1996
Year Terminated: 1997

Target States:
DR Congo (Zaire)

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Rwanda

Uganda

Angola

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 235

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1268

References:

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Duke, Lynne. "Protests Over Appointments Show Divisions in Kabila's Congo." The Washington Post. N.p., 24 May 1997. Web. 17 Aug. 2015.

Glasse, J. "Endgame in Africa: Few Will Mourn the Fall of Zaire's Besieged Strongman." Maclean's 110.20 (n.d.): n. pag. 19 May 1997. Web.

Ludden, J. "Rebels In Zaire Rapidly Advance As Army Flees." Christian Science Monitor 088277729th ser. 89.9 (1996): n. pag. 12 June 1996. Web.

Mabry, M., and T. Masland. "Back to the Congo." Newsweek 129.21 (1997): n. pag. 26 May 1997. Web.

Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J., and Finex Ndhlovu. Nationalism and National Projects in Southern Africa: New Critical Reflections. N.p.: n.p., 2013. Web.

Stankrauff, A. H. Six African Nations Sign the Lusaka Peace Accord. N.p.: Salem Encyclopedia, 2015. Print.