NAGs

Military faction (forces of Alfredo Stroessner)


Year Formed: 1954
Year Terminated: 1954

Target States:
Paraguay

Ideational Characteristics:
Other:

Military


Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Other:

Economic growth


External Supporters:
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 387

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1584

References:

____. 2007-2009. 'Paraguay', EAAF 2007-2009 TRIANNUAL REPORT, p. 160

____. 2006. 'General Alfredo Stroessner', The Times, London, August 17, FEATURES; Pg. 61

Bernstein, Adam. 2006. 'Alfredo Stroessner; Paraguayan Dictator', The Washington Post, August 17, Thursday

McCullough, Ed. 1989. 'Rodriguez Claims Victory, Opponents Denounce Irregularities', The Associated Press, May 2, Tuesday, International News

Madsen, Wayne. 2012. 'US Sponsored “Institutional Coup” in Paraguay: Back to the CIA’s “Good Old Days”', Global Research, July 14

Talavera, Jose. 1989. 'President Alfredo Stroessner, who as Latin America's longest-ruling dictator harshly squelched political dissent for more than three decades and gave a safe haven to hundreds of Nazi fugitives, was overthrown and arrested Friday by his top military commander', United Press International, February 3