NAGs Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) Malaysia

Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) Malaysia

Year Formed: 1948
Year Terminated: 1957

Target States:
United Kingdom

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:




Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 37

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1038


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