NAGs United Wa State Army (UWSA)

United Wa State Army (UWSA)

Year Formed: 1997
Year Terminated: 1997

Target States:
Myanmar (Burma)

Ideational Characteristics:

Demands for Autonomy

External Supporters:


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 204

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1207


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