NAGs Pathet Lao

Pathet Lao

Year Formed: 1959
Year Terminated: 1973

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:


Russia (Soviet Union)


Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 85

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1086


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