NAGs

Fatah


Year Formed: 1959
Year Terminated: Still Active

Target States:
Israel

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist
Leftist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand
Other:

Eradicate the State of Israel


External Supporters:

Syria

Tunisia

Italy

China

Turkey

Iraq

Jordan

Lebanon

Russia (Soviet Union)

Sudan

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 48

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1049

References:

___1972. "Al Fatah guerrilla orgn on Oct 17 accuses pro-Israeli terrorists..." New York Times.

___1972 "Arab sources say USSR has recently begunt to supply weapons..." New York Times.

___1972 "Highly placed pro-commando sources say on Sept 21 that recent shipment of Soviet weapons..." New York Times

___1973 "Article holds that in political terms real loser in Khartoum..." New York Times

___1973. "Sudanese Pres G al-Nimeiry on Mar 6 accues head of Khartoum..." New York Times.

___1979 "Libyan Officials' Unequivocal Support For Palestinians Hides Blind Spots In Their Relations" The Washington Post. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1979/07/30/libyan-officials-unequivocal-support-for-palestinians-hides-blind-spots-in-their-relations/1edc94e3-cfc7-4660-9576-f08892514ce4/>

___1979 "PLO accuses Libya" The Associated Press

___1980 "Libya Breaks Ties With Arafat" The Associated Press

___1983. "Fresh fighting between conflicting fatah gorups breaks out" Xinhua General News Service.

___1989. "Arafat Orders Creation of 3,500-Strong Palestine Army: Jane's" The Associated Press.

Chalk, Peter. 2013. Encyclopedia of Terrorism. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO.

Claiborne, William. 1980 "Palestinian Guerrillas Put Aside Differences To Train In U.S.S.R" The Washington Post. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1980/11/17/palestinian-guerrillas-put-aside-differences-to-train-in-ussr/9c724c73-da7c-4109-b71c-9305465858c0/>

Perlmuttter, Amos. 1981. "A Palestinian Entity?". International Security Vol. 5, No. 4 pp. 103-116.

Olson, W. Robert. 1973. "Al-Fatah in Turkey: Its Influence on the March 12 Coup". Middle Eastern Studies Vol.9, No. 2: pp. 197-205.

White, J. Randall. 2006. Terrorism and Homeland Security. Australia: Thomson Wadsworth.