NAGs Khmer People's National Liberation Front (KPNLF)

Khmer People's National Liberation Front (KPNLF)

Year Formed: 1979
Year Terminated: 1991

Target States:
Cambodia (Kampuchea)

Ideational Characteristics:


External Supporters:




Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 113

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1114


___ 1980. “Khmer serei troops capture Vietnamese army deserters”. Xinhua General News Service. (December 9, 1980). (Accessed at

___ 1980. “Son Sann-led "Khmer people's national liberation front" holds first congress”. Xinhua General News Service. (April 27, 1980). (Accessed at

___ 1981. “Rebel Leader Cites Anti-Communist Gains in Cambodia”. The Associated Press. (March 11, 1981). (Accessed at

___ 1981. “State Won't Rule Out Aid to Khmer Nationalists”. The Associated Press. (April 29, 1981). (Accessed at

___ 1981. “Vietnamese Move Close to Border”. The New York Times. (May 3, 1981).

Butler, Victoria. 1981. “99% of voters back Heng Samrin regime”. The Globe and Mail. (May 4, 1981). (Accessed at

Foa, Sylvana. 1981. “Anti-Vietnam Cambodian unification talks collapse”. United Press International. (August 26, 1981). (Accessed at

Gwertzman, Bernard. 1981. “U.S. Decides To Back Resistance Groups Active In Cambodia”. The New York Times. (May 3, 1981).

Kamm, Henry. 1981. “Cambodians Trying To Forge United Front Against Hanoi”. The New York Times. (September 3, 1981).

Mydans, Seth. 1980. “Former Prime Minister Symbolizes an Alternative to Cambodian Communism”. The Associated Press. (May 4, 1980). (Accessed at

Oberdorfer, Don. 1981. “U.S., China Back 'Third Force' Against Vietnam in Cambodia; U.S. Backs Force to Resist Vietnamese in Cambodia”. The Washington Post. (May 5, 1981).