NAGs

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA)


Year Formed: 1966
Year Terminated: 1975

Target States:
Portugal

Ideational Characteristics:
Other:

Anti Communist


Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 491

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1421

References:

Weller, Robert. "Guerrillas Claim Border Crossing". Associated Press. 16 Nov. 1983. AM cycle. sec: International News. Web.

Battersby, John D. "Angola Lags in Drive on U.S. -Backed Rebels". The New York Times. 14 Sep. 1987. Late City Final Edition. sec: Section A; Page 1, Column 2; Foreign Desk. Web.

Sloop, Alexander. "Guerrillas fighting Angola's Marxist government said Friday they took..." United Press International. 24 Feb. 1984. AM cycle. sec: International. Web.

Simpson, Chris. "Angola: Oil-Rich Cabinda Under Siege". Inter Press Service. 11 Jun. 1993. Web.

Brooke, James. "Angola Says U.S. Uses Zaire Bases to Train Rebels". The New York Times. 26 May. 1988. Late City Final Edition. sec: Section A; Page 10, Column 3; Foreign Desk. Web.

Potts, James. "Angola And The U.S.: The Shape of a Prudent Compromise". Heritage Foundation Reports. 2 May. 1984. sec: Backgrounder; No.. 347. Web.

Pascoe, William. "U.S. Aid Pays Dividends for Angola's Freedom Fighters". Heritage Foundation Reports. 29 Jan. 1987. secc: Backgrounder Update; No. 36. Web.

Selassie, Gus. "Government and UNITA Sign New Peace Accord". IHS Global Insight. 2 Apr. 2002. sec: Main Story. Web.

-"Ivory Coast ejects Angola rebels". Associated Press International. 23 Jun. 2001. sec: International news. Web.

-"Rebels claim battle gains in Angola". The Globe and Mail (Canada). 30 Dec. 1982. Web.

-"Angola; Angola News Roundup". Africa News. 2 Sep. 1997. sec: News, Documents & Commentary. Web.