NAGs

Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM)


Year Formed: 1989
Year Terminated: 1991

Target States:
Somalia

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Kenya

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 313

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1351

References:

Ssereo, Florence. "Clanpolitics, Clan?democracy and Conflict Regulation in Africa: The Experience of Somalia." Global Review of Ethnopolitics 2.3-4 (2007): 25-40. Web. 5 Mar. 2015.

Dowden, Richard. "World leaves Somalia to feast on its own flesh". The Independent (London). 6 Jan. 1991. sec: Foreign News Page. p. 11. 

Duyvesteyn, Isabelle. Clausewitz and African War: Politics and Strategy in Liberia and Somalia. N.p.: Routledge, 2004. Print.

Gebrewold-Tochalo, Belachew. Anatomy of Violence: Understanding the Systems of Conflict and Violence in Africa. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2009. Print.