NAGs Military faction (forces of Shahnawaz Tanay)

Military faction (forces of Shahnawaz Tanay)

Year Formed: 1990
Year Terminated: 1990

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 141

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1143



___ 1990. “25 dead, 150 injured in overthrow attempt, Afghan president says”. The Globe and Mail. (Accessed at

___ 1990. “Afghan Leader Says Plotters Have Fled”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

___ 1990. “Afghan minister flees as coup fails”. The Toronto Star. (Accessed at

___ 1990. “Afghan Plot Leader Flies to Pakistan; Coup Said to Fizzle”. The Washington Post. (Accessed at

___ 1990. “Kabul Reports Mutineers Purged; Ex-Defense Chief Vows to Fight On”. The New York Times. (Accessed at

___ 1990. “Major news items in leading Pakistan English newspapers” Xinhua General News Service. (Accessed at

Brown, Derek. 1990. “Leader of Kabul coup 'defects'”. The Guardian. (Accessed at

Brown, Derek. 1992. “The Great Illusion; Afghanistan's survivor has finally been toppled, but the country will remain a battleground for vengeful power-seekers”. The Guardian. (Accessed at

Iqbal, Anwar. 1991. “Kabul radio reports fierce fighting around capital”. United Press International. (Accessed at

Iqbal, Anwar. 1992. “Afghan guerilla leader rejects government plan on army”. United Press International. (Accessed at

Max, Arthur. 1992. “Masood Could Emerge As Afghanistan's Strongest Chieftain”. The Associated Press. (Accessed at

Rashid, Ahmed. 1990. “France leads way in renewing ties with Afghanistan”. The Independent. (Accessed at

Rashid, Ahmed. 1990. “Najibullah says Afghan coup attempt has failed”. The Independent. (Accessed at

Steele, Jonathan. 1990. “Kabul coup leader flees after defeat: Confusion as fighting still reported in Afghan capital”. The Guardian. (Accessed at