NAGs

Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso)


Year Formed: 1963
Year Terminated: 2007

Target States:
Peru

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Colombia

Bolivia

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 414

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1611

References:

Arnson, Cynthia, ed. Comparative peace processes in Latin America. Stanford University Press, 1999.

Chernick, M. (2007). PCP-SL: Partido Comunista de Peru-Sendero Luminoso. In Heiberg, M., O'Leary, B., & Tirman, J. (Eds.). (2007). Terror, insurgency, and the state: ending protracted conflicts. University of Pennsylvania Press.

De La Pedraja, R. (2013). Wars of Latin America, 1948-1982: The Rise of the Guerrillas. McFarland.

Ellenbogen, G. G. (1999). The Shining Path: A history of the millenarian war in Peru. Univ of North Carolina Press.

Jongman, A. J. (1988). Political terrorism: A new guide to actors, authors, concepts, data bases, theories, and literature. transaction Publishers.

Wilkinson, Tracy. "Peruvian guerrilla war enters its 6th year". United PressIinternational. 20 May 1985. sec: International.

Wilkinson, Tracy. "Peruvian government hit with charges of human rights violations". 20 Jul. 1981. AM cycle. sec: International.

Espetia, Tony. "Terrorist wave reaches Peruvian capital". United Press International. 31 Dec. 1980. AM cycle. sec: International.

Munks, Robert. "Trafficking Rises Along Argentina-Bolivia Border". IHS Global Insight. 15 Nov. 2010. sec: In Br?ef.

Gilbert, Marina. "UNITED NATIONS: NO NEW WORLD ORDER WITHOUT SOVEREIGNTY, NGOS SAY". Inter Press Service. 10 Sep. 1992. 

Painter, James. "Missionaries murdered in Bolivia". The Independent. 26 May 1989. sec: Foreign News; Pg 10.

Johnson, Stephen. "GETTING U.S. - PERU RELATIONS BACK ON THE RIGHT TRACK". Heritage Foundation Reports. 13 Aug. 2001. sec: Backgrounder; No 1464.

Moya-Ocampos, Diego. "Moderate gains expected from new organised crime law in Peru, but bribery risks set to remain high". IHS Global Insight. 17 Jul. 2014. sec: Top Story.

Moya-Ocampos, Diego. "Alleged Peruvian Insurgents Detained in Bolivia". IHS Global Insight. 2 Aug. 2011. sec: In Brief.

Esmerk. "Bolivia: Terrorists may cash in on instability says US". El Deber. 1 Sep. 2009. sec: Online.

Andersen, Martin. "Maoist Guerrillas Surge into Limelight in Peru". The Associated Press. 2 Apr. 1982. PM cycle. sec: International News.

Piquet, Carlos Miano. "Search for terrorists who freed 304 prisoners". United Press International. 4 Mar. 1982. AM cycle. sec: Internatioanl.

Mateos, Irenea Renuncio. "Peruvian Government Prosecutes Author of Terrorist Propaganda". IHS Global Insight. 15 Sep. 2009. sec: In Brief.

-"HEARING OF THE SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL SUBJECT: U.S. POLICY IN THE ANDEAN REGION CHAIRED BY: SENATOR ROBERT GRAHAM (D-FL) LOCATION: 226 DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING, WASHINGTON, D.C.". Federal News Service. 17 Sep. 2002.

-"ECUADOR: FOREIGN GUERRILLAS ACCUSED OF HIJACKING PLANE". Inter Press Serv?ce. 11 Nov. 1991. 

-"Peru's neighbors welcome capture of guerrilla leader". United Press International. 14 Sep. 1992. BC cycle. sec: International.

-"DOES THE SHINING PATH LEAD TO BOLIVIA?". St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri). 14 Sep. 1992. Five Star Edition. sec: Editorial; Pg 2B.