Shan State Independence Army (SSIA)Year Formed: 1960Year Terminated: 1961Target States: Myanmar (Burma) Ideational Characteristics:Ethno-nationalistObjectives:Secession/Territorial DemandExternal Supporters: Narrative Summary:
According to UCDP/PRIO dataset, the group had joining alliance in 1961.NAG Support Dataset Code: 89UCDP/PRIO Code: 1090References:
Lintner, Bertil. "The Shans and the Shan State of Burma" Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 5, No. 4 (March 1984), pp. 403-450.
Yawnghwe, Tzang. The Shan of Burma: Memoirs of a Shan Exile. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2010. Print.