NAGs

Shan United Revolutionary Army (SURA)


Year Formed: 1969
Year Terminated: 1983

Target States:
Myanmar (Burma)

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

Thailand

Narrative Summary:

According to UCDP/PRIO dataset, the group had joining alliance in 1983.



NAG Support Dataset Code: 93

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1094

References:

Arifin, Evi. International Migration in Southeast Asia. Ed. Aris Ananta. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2004. Print.

Lintner, Bertil. "The Shans and the Shan State of Burma" Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 5, No. 4 (March 1984), pp. 403-450.

Jirattikorn, Amporn. Migration, Media Flows and the Shan Nation in Thailand. Austin, Tex.: U of Texas, 2008. p.203. Print.

Ooi, Keat Gin. Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia, from Angkor Wat to East Timor. Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2004. Print.

Kam, Sai Bai. "History." History. 5 Oct. 2011. Web. 25 May 2015. <http://www.koungjor.org/history.html>

- "Asia-Pacific." Thailand. Web. 25 May 2015. <http://www.worldpress.org/Asia/627.cfm>