NAGs

The National Liberation Army- Colombia (ELN)


Year Formed: 1966
Year Terminated: 2008

Target States:
Colombia

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Venezuela

Cuba

Bolivia

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 408

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1605

References:
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Farah, Douglas. "New Focus: Political Violence; Colombia Leader Shifts Away From Drug Issue." The Washington Post. N.p., 15 Jan. 1996. Web. 29 July 2015.
 
Kane, Patricia. "Hostage Held in Columbia Freed." Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, n.d. Web. 29 July 2015.
 
Seib, Christine. "Experts Say Colombian Terrorists Will Step up Attacks."The Times (London). N.p., 9 Aug. 2003. Web. 29 July 2015.

McDermott, Jeremy. "COLOMBIAN REBEL GROUP SNATCHES 45 FROM CHURCH".The Scotsman. The Scotsman, 31 May 1999. Web.

 Wilson, Scott. "Colombian Guerrillas Release Hostages; Gesture May Lead To Peace Talks." The Washington Post. N.p., 24 Dec. 2000. Web. 29 July 2015.

 Wilson, Scott. "A Transfer Of Power In Colombia;Paramilitary's Rise Unintended Outcome Of U.S. Assistance."The Washington Post. N.p., 27 Dec. 2001. Web. 29 July 2015.

Tamayo, Juan O. "Mayhem Rules Venezuela's Colombian Border." The Philadelphia Inquirer. N.p., 25 Aug. 2002. Web.
 
Farrell, Jeff. "FARC Extortion Rackets in Venezuela, Say Locals." The Christian Science Monitor. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 June 2008. Web. 29 July 2015.