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Ittehad Islami (Afghanistan)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 209
Country: Afghanistan
Date formed: June 29, 1992
Details of Formation: fought against communists. progov from 1992. Not pro gov during 1996-2001 (Taliban). Ethnic Pathans. Part of Northern Alliance - so US support in 2001.Opposed interim gov in 2002 but progov in 2003.
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination:
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): person/minister
Training and Equipment no information
Shared Information and Joint Operations no information
Shared personnel no information
Types of Material Support: drugs; crime; foreign support
State Sponsor(s): United States; Saudi Arabia
Other Connection(s):
Membership: ethnic; religious; foreign nationals
Location: Paghman, Kabul
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): civilians; rebels, insurgents, or other armed group
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious institutions; protect state, national or religious leader(s)
Other Information: Ethnic Pathans. Professor Abdur Rab Rasool Sayaf leader. Part of Northern Alliance - so US support in 2001.Opposed interim gov in 2002 but progov in 2003.

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