NAGs

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola(UNITA)


Year Formed: 1975
Year Terminated: 2002

Target States:
Angola

Ideational Characteristics:
Other:

Anti-Communist


Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

United States of America

South Africa

Portugal

Naimibia

Zaire

Ivory Coast

Narrative Summary:

According to UCDP/PRIO dataset, the group is in low activity since 1967.



NAG Support Dataset Code: 379

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1421

References:

___"Angola; Angola News Roundup". 1997. Africa News. sec: News, Documents& Commentary. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

___"Ivory Coast ejects Angolan rebels". 2001. Associated Press International. sec: International News. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

___"Rebels claim battle gains in Angola". 1982. The Globe and Mail (Canada). (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com) 

Battersby, John D. 1987. "Angola LAgs in Drive on U.S. -Backed Rebels". The New York Times. <http://www.nytimes.com/1987/09/14/world/angola-lags-in-drive-on-us-backed-rebels.html>

Brooke, James. 1998. "Angola Says U.S. Uses Zaire Bases to Train Rebels". The New York Times. Late City Final Edition. sec: Section A; Page 10, Column 3; Foreign Desk. <http://www.nytimes.com/1988/05/26/world/angola-says-us-uses-zaire-bases-to-train-rebels.html>

Pascoe, William. 1987 "U.S. Aide Pays Dividends for Angola's Freedom Fighters". Heritage Foundation Reports. sec: Backgrounder Update; No. 36. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Potts, James. 1984 "Angola and the U.S. : The Shape of a Prudent Compromise". Heritage Foundation Reports. sec: Backgrounder; No. 347. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Selassie, Gus. 2002. "Government and UNITA Sigh News Peace Accord". IHS Global Insight. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Simpson, Chris. 1993. "Angola: Oil-Rich Cabinda Under Siege". Inter Press Service. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Sloop, Alexander. 1984. "Guerillas fighting Angola's Marxist Government said..." United Press International. sec: International. <http://www.upi.com/Archives/1984/02/24/Guerrillas-fighting-Angolas-Marxist-government-said-Friday-they-took/7394446446800/>

Weller, Robert. 1983. "Anti-Marxist Angolan guerillas are in clear view at this border crossing" Associated Press. sec: International News. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)