NAGs Royalists


Year Formed: 1962
Year Terminated: 1970

Target States:
North Yemen

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

United Kingdom


Saudi Arabia

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 39

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1040

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