NAGs Khmer Rouge (KR)

Khmer Rouge (KR)

Year Formed: 1967
Year Terminated: 1989

Target States:
Cambodia (Kampuchea)

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:




Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 111

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1112


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