NAGs

Armed Islamic Group of Algeria (GIA)


Year Formed: 1993
Year Terminated: 2003

Target States:
Algeria

Ideational Characteristics:
NOID

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

France

Belgium

Canada

Italy

Switzerland

Iran

Sudan

Afghanistan

United Kingdom

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 350

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1390

References:

___. "German Judge Heads to U.S. for Ressam Testimony." Ottawa Citizen 11 Dec. 2002, News sec.: n. pag. Web.

___. "Canadian Connection to a Global Terror Network." The Vancouver Province [British Columbia] 30 Nov. 2001, News sec.: A6. Web.

___. "The 'A-team of Islamic Extremists'" The Ottawa Citizen 31 Dec. 1999, NEWS; E12 sec.: n. pag. Web.

___. "LONDON FACES TERROR OF THE MILLENNIUM BOMBERS." Birmingham Post 21 Dec. 1999, NEWS sec.: 9. Web.

___. "Potential World Cup Terrorists Held.(News)." The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland). N.p., 27 May 1998. Web. 11 Aug. 2015.

___. "Suspected Terrorists Caught in Dawn Raid." The Birmingham Post (England). N.p., 6 Mar. 1998. Web. 11 Aug. 2015.

___. "World News in Brief: French Court Jails Islamic Terror Network." The Guardian [London] 19 Feb. 1998, The Guardian Foreign Page sec.: 14. Web.

___. "IRAN 'BACKS TERRORISTS'" The Guardian [London] 25 Sept. 1995, The Guardian Foreign Page sec.: 8. Web.

___. "Islamic Extremists Use Europe as Support Base." Calgary Herald [Alberta, Canada] 30 July 1995, NEWS sec.: A9. Web.

___. "Terrorists May Be in Canada, France Warns." Hamilton Spectator [Ontario, Canada] 9 Nov. 1994, NEWS sec.: A5. Web.

AP. "World News Briefs; 140 Arrested in France In Drive on Militants." The New York Times 21 June 1995, Section A; Column 5; Foreign Desk sec.: 6. Web.

Bell, Stewart. "Banned Terrorist Groups Have Agents in Canada: Federal Document: 'Only Country That Perhaps Has More Is the United States'" National Post [Canada] 3 Oct. 2002, Canada; Pg. A5 sec.: n. pag. Web.

Bennetto, Jason. "Islamic Exiles 'flocking to Safe Haven in London'" The Independent[London] 4 Nov. 1995, International sec.: 10. Web.

Butler, Katherine. "Belgians Hold 8 Algerians in Crackdown on Terror Groups." The Independent [London] 7 Mar. 1998, NEWS sec.: 14. Web.

Evans-Pritchard, Ambrose. "Belgium Is 'launch Pad for Terrorists'" The Daily Telegraph[London] n.d.: 10. Web.

Fox, Robert. "200 Slain in Algeria Raid: Worst Atrocity in Five Years of Civil War." Hamilton Spectator [Ontario, Canada] 24 Sept. 1997, CANADA & WORLD sec.: B5. Web.

Hafez, Mohammed M. "Armed Islamist Movements and Political Violence in Algeria."Middle East Journal 54.4 (Autumn 2000): 572-91. Web.

Hedges, Chris. "Sudan Linked To Rebellion In Algeria." The New York Times 24 Dec. 1994, 1; Column 1; Foreign Desk sec.: 5. Web.

Ibrahim, Youssef M. "Algeria in Secret Talks With Militants, Dividing Rebels Further." The New York Time 16 June 1995, Section A; Column 1; Foreign Desk sec.: 8. Web.

Lancaster, John. "One Algerian Force Declares Cease-Fire; Faction Has Denied Role in Killings." The Washington Post. N.p., 25 Sept. 1997. Web. 11 Aug. 2015.

Riding, Alan. "French Brace For Violence From Algeria." The New York Times 5 Jan. 1995, A; Column 1; Foreign Desk sec.: 13. Web.

Sevunts, Levon. "Terror Suspect Ordered Deported: Algerian National Faces Death Penalty." Ottawa Citizen 23 May 2002, News sec.: A7. Web.

Simons, Marlise. "Five Countries Seize Islamic Terror Suspects." The New York Times 27 May 1998, Section A; Column 1; Foreign Desk sec.: 8. Web.

Whitney, Craig R. "40 on Trial in Paris on Charges of Aiding '95 Algerian Bombers." The New York Time 27 Nov. 1997, Section A; Page 5; Column 1; Foreign Desk sec.: n. pag. Web.