NAGs

Western Somali Liberation Front (WSLF)


Year Formed: 1976
Year Terminated: 1983

Target States:
Ethiopia

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

Somalia

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 308

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1345

References:

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___. The Europa World Yearbook--1989. London: Europa Publications, 1989. Print.

___. "Ethnic Somali Insurgents, Hanging On In the War..." The Associated Press 23 Feb. 1978: n. pag. Print.

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Markakis, John. "The Somali in Ethiopia." Review of African Political Economy 23.70 (1996): 567-70. Web.

Shinn, David Hamilton, Thomas P. Ofcansky, and Chris Prouty. Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2004. Print.