NAGs

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)


Year Formed: 1989
Year Terminated: 2001

Target States:
Israel

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist
Leftist

Objectives:
Other:

Eradicating the State of Israel


External Supporters:

Russia (Soviet Union)

Libya

South Yemen

Jordan

Lebanon

Syria

Iraq

Algeria

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 46

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1047

References:

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___ 1984. “Mideast: Palestinian Unity Still Distant”. Inter Press Service. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

___ 1984. “Palestinian group led by physician claims Israeli attack”. United Press International. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Ginat, Rami, Uri Bar-Noi. 2007. "Tacit Support for Terrorism: The Rapprochement between the USSR and Palestinian Guerrilla Organizations following the 1967 War." Journal of Strategic Studies 30(2): 255-84. Web.

Hughes, Geraint Alun. 2014. "Syria and the Perils of Proxy Warfare." Small Wars & Insurgencies 25(3): 522-38. Web.

James, Barry. 1981. “International terrorism expected to worsen in 1980s”. United Press International. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Jessup, John E. 1998. An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

John, Ronald Bruce St. 2008. "Redefining the Libyan Revolution: The Changing Ideology of Muammar Al-Qaddafi." The Journal of North African Studies 13(1): 91-106. Web.

Mogire, Edward. 2008. "Balancing Between Israel and the Arabs: An Analysis of Kenya's Middle East Relations." The Round Table 97(397): 561-74. Web.

Sinai, Joshua. 1990. “The Next Stage in Middle Eastern Terrorism”. Defense & Foreign Affairs' Strategic Policy. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Sterling, Claire. 1981. “Who Were Those 'Student' Terrorists?”. The Washington Post. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Thorson, Larry. 1977. “South Yemen”. The Associated Press. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)

Willenson, Kim, Arnaud de Borch Grave, Scot Sullivan. 1978. “Terror International”. Newsweek. (Accessed at lexisnexis.com)