NAGs

Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro (POLISARIO) - Mauritania


Year Formed: 1975
Year Terminated: 1978

Target States:
Mauritania

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

Algeria

Libya

United States of America

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 375

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1417

References:
Bhatia, Michael. "The Western Sahara under Polisario Control." Review of African Political Economy 28.88 (2001): 291-98. Web.
 
Essack, Karrim. "Polisario Shows the Way." Economic and Political Weekly12.41 (1977): 1734-735. Web.
 
Seddon, David. "Morocco and the Western Sahara." Review of African Political Economy 14.38 (1987): 24-47. Web.
 
Seddon, David. "Polisario and the Struggle for the Western Sahara: Recent Developments, 1987–1989." Review of African Political Economy16.45-46 (1989): 132-42. Web.
 
Pazzanita, Anthony G. "Morocco versus Polisario: A Political Interpretation." The Journal of Modern African Studies J. Mod. Afr. Stud. 32.02 (1994): 265. Web.
 
Zunes, Stephen. "Nationalism and Non-Alignment: The Non-Ideology of the Polisario." Africa Today 34.3 (1987): 33-46. Web.