NAGs

Union of Forces for Democracy and Development (UFDD)


Year Formed: 2006
Year Terminated: 2007

Target States:
Chad

Ideational Characteristics:
NOID

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Sudan

Saudi Arabia

France

United Kingdom

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 268

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1302

References:

-"Rebels attack eastern Chad town". BBC News. 22 Oct. 2006. Web. 24 Feb. 2015

-"Former Chadian defence minister reportedly now living in France". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 10 Dec. 2007. Web.

-"Chad: Rebels capture western town, claim responsibility". BBC Wordlwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa-Political. 22 Oct. 2006.

-"Chadian rebels announce further defections of loyalist troops to its ranks". BBC Wordwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 3 Jan. 2007. Web.

-"Eastern Chad town returns to calm as rebels said repulsed". BBC Woldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 23 Oct. 2006.

-"Chad:Army general killed in 'very violent' clashes with rebels in east". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 30 Oct. 2006. Web.

-"Chadian opposition form alliance". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 24 Oct. 2006.

-"Chadian rebel leader denies having ties with Saudi Arabia". BBC Monitoring Worldwide. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 13 Feb. 2007. Web. 

-"Chadian rebel leader says Ndjamena 'last objective'". BBC Monitoring Worldwide. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 27 Oct. 2006. Web.

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

-"Chad: Rebels say in control of northeastern town following 'heavy fighting'". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 13 Jan. 2007. Web

-"Irish in the middle in African conflict". Sunday Business Post. 22 June 2008. Web. 24 Feb. 2015

-"Chadian president visits troubled eastern region". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 14 Dec. 2006. Web.

-"Chad: UK branch of rebel UFDD movement calls meeting". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 22 May 2007. Web.

-"Chad:Opposition group leader views goals, criticizes president Deby". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 29 Sep. 2008. Web.

-"Chadian opposition says 'regime hemmed in from all parts'". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 15 Jan. 2007. Web.

-"Chadian rebels deny receiving support from Sudan". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 5 Feb. 2008. Web.

-"Chadian leader blocks ex-defense minister's flight to Libya". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 8 Dec. 2007. Web. 

-"BBCMon News Diary 24 May- 3 Jun 2007- Sub-Saharan Africa". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 

-"Exiled ex-Chadian president to intervene in country's peace talks". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring  Africa- Political. 18 Apr. 2007. Web.

-"Q&A: Chad Rebellion". BBC NEWS Africa. 4 Feb. 2008. Web. 24 Feb. 2015.

-"Sudanese ambassador summoned by Chadian government". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Middle East. 29 Nov. 2007. Web.

-"Chad accuses Sudan of rearming rebels, planning fresh attacks". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 27 Dec. 2007.

-"Rebel offensive on eastern town 'mercenary attack' -Chadian authorities". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 26 Nov. 2006. Web.

-"Chad accuses Sudan of backing 'mercenaries', rebels advance towards capital". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Middle East- Political. 2 Feb. 2008. Web.

-"Chad rivals sign peace agreement in Libya". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Middle East- Political. 26 Jul. 2009. Web.

-"Chad rebel group rejects National Movement coalition peace pact". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Africa- Political. 27 Jul. 2009.

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.

Polgreen, Lydia. "Rebels' Border War Prolongs Darfur's Misery and Engulfs Chad in the Conflict". The New York Times. 13 Apr. 2008. Web. 24 Feb. 2015.

Polgreen, Lydia. "Violence in Chad Intensifies, and Foreigners Evacuate". The NY Times Late Edition- Final. 4 Feb. 2008. sec: Section A; Column 0; Foreign Desk; Pg. 3

Fitzgerald, Mary. "Chad rebels reported close to capital". The Irish Times. 2 Feb. 2008. Web. 24 Feb. 2015.

Fitzgerald, Mary. "Defence Forces play down Chadian rebel 'war' threat". The Irish Times. 1 Dec. 2007. sec: World; pg. 10. 

Goulen, Abou. "Sudan accused of arming rebels". The Australian (Australia) All-round Country Edition. 29 Nov. 2007. sec: World; pg. 10.