NAGs

The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)


Year Formed: 1987
Year Terminated: 2011

Target States:
Uganda

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:

External Supporters:

Sudan 

Democratic Republic of Congo

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 300

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1336

References:

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P. Chabal and J.-P. Daloz, African Issues: Africa Works. Disorder as a Political Instrument (Oxford: James Currey 1999).

William Reno, Warlord Politics and African States (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner 1998).

Collier and Hoeffler (note 1) and P. Collier, 'Doing Well out of War', paper presented at the Conference on Economic Agendas in Civil Wars, London 26-27 April 1999.

 

 E. Wolf, Peasant Wars of the Twentieth Century (NY Harper Row 1969) and T. HomerDixon and J. Blitt (eds.) Ecoviolence: Links Among Environment, Population and Security (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 1998).

E. Messer, M.J. Cohen and J. D'Costa, 'Food from Peace: Breaking the Links between Conflict and Hunger', Food, Agriculture and the Environment Discussion Paper 24 (Washington DC: International Food Policy Research Institute 1998).

R. Doom and K. Vlassenroot, 'Kony's message: a new koine? The Lord's Resistance Army in Northern Uganda', African AfSairs 981390 (Jan. 1999) pp.5-36.

Roos Haer, Lilli Banholzer & Verena Ertl, (2011Create compliance and cohesion: how rebel organizations manage to survive. Small Wars & Insurgencies 22:3, pages 415-434.

Paul Jackson, (2009‘Negotiating with Ghosts’: Religion, Conflict and Peace in Northern Uganda. The Round Table 98:402, pages 319-331.

Michael Westerhaus, (2007Linking anthropological analysis and epidemiological evidence: Formulating a narrative of HIV transmission in Acholiland of northern Uganda. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS 4:2, pages 590-605.