NAGs

Rally of Democratic Forces (RAFD)


Year Formed: 2006
Year Terminated: 2006

Target States:
Chad

Ideational Characteristics:
NOID

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:

Sudan

Saudi Arabia

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 266

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1300

References:

Polgreen, Lydia. "Chad and Sudan gear up for conflict; Tension hampers peace efforts in Darfur". The International Herald Tribune. 14 Apr. 2008. sec: News; Pg 6.

Fletcher, Pascal. "Chad's leader may win poll, lose the peace: Civil war threat: Rebel attacks, opposition boycott, Darfur refugees". National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post) (Canada). 1 May 2006. Toronto Edition. sec: World; Pg A11.

-"Profiles of Chadian rebel groups". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 20 Apr. 2007.

-"Chad: Commentary blames armed opposition's failure on unpreparedness". . BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 11 Sep. 2006.

-"Chad accuses Saudi Arabia of backing rebels". . BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 27 Nov. 2006.

-"Chadian opposition wants AU to supervise peace talks with government". . BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 23 May 2007.

-"Chadian armed group says Darfur rebels controlling eastern town". . BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 14 Apr. 2006.

-"Chad." - World Directory of Minorities. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.

-"Q&A: Chad rebellion". BBC. 4 Feb. 2008. Web. 2014.