NAGs National Democratic Front (NDF)

National Democratic Front (NDF)

Year Formed: 1979
Year Terminated: 1982

Target States:
North Yemen

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:

Yemen People's Republic

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 40

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1041


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Cigar, Norman. 1985. South Yemen and the USSR: Prospects for the Relationship. Middle East Journal 39 (4): 775-795.

Dunn, Micheal, "Understanding the Complexities of the Yemens", Defense & Foreign Affairs, February, 1981, POLITICAL TRENDS; Pg. 29 . 

Gause, F. Gregory. 1988. Yemeni Unity: Past and Future. Middle East Journal 42 (1): 33-47.

Gueyras, Jean, and Philip Shehadi. 1979. North Yemen Faces Embryonic Civil War. MERIP Reports. 81: 21-22.

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Rouleau, Eric, "Yemen Arab Republic -- corrupting petrodollars", Guardian Weekly, June 27, 1982, LE MONDE; Pg. 12.

Tatro, Earleen F., "Saudis Concerned About Soviet Involvement in North Yemen", The Associated Press, March 18, 1982, Thursday.

____, "AROUND THE WORLD North Yemen denies pact", The Globe and Mail (Canada), November 27, 1981 Friday.

____, "The Yemens", Defense & Foreign Affairs, May, 1982.