List of wars involving Algeria

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Conflict Results
Algerian War
(1954–1962)
Variant flag of the GPRA (1958-1962).svg FLN
Variant flag of the GPRA (1958-1962).svg MNA
Flag of Parti communiste algérien.gif PCA
 France
Oas logo public.svg OAS
France FAF
Diplomatic victory[1]
FFS Rebellion
(1963–1964)[3]
 Algeria Algeria FFS Government victory
  • Rebellion quelled.
Sand War
(1963)
 Algeria
Supported by:
 Egypt
 Cuba[4]
 Morocco Stalemate
  • The closing of the border south of Figuig.
October War
(1973)[5]
 Egypt
 Syria
Iraq Iraq
 Jordan
 Algeria
Morocco Morocco
 Saudi Arabia
 Cuba
 Israel Defeat[6]
  • Algeria sent a squadron each of MiG-21s and Su-7s to Egypt, which arrived at the front between October 9 and October 11. It also sent an armored brigade of 150 tanks, the advance elements of which began to arrive on October 17, but reached the front only on October 24, too late to participate in the fighting
Western Sahara War
(1976)[7]
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Polisario Front
Supported by:
 Algeria
 Morocco
 Mauritania
Supported by:
 France (1977–78, Operation Lamantin, aid from 1978)
Ceasefire[8]
  • Mauritania withdrawal of territorial claims[9]
Algerian Civil War
(1991–2002)
 Algeria Flag of Jihad.svg AIS
Flag of Jihad.svg GIA
Government victory
  • Islamic insurgency quelled.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matthew James Connelly, A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-cold War Era, Oxford University Press, 2002
  2. ^ References:
    • The Algerian War 1954-62, By Martin Windrow, Mike Chappell, page 11
    • Introduction to Comparative Politics, By Mark Kesselman, Joel Krieger, William Joseph, page 108
    • Contracting States: Sovereign Transfers in International Relations, By Alexander Cooley, Hendrik Spruyt, page 63
    • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Jan 1967, page 48
    • Christian A. Herter: The American Secretaries of State and Their Diplomacy By George Bernard Noble, page 155
  3. ^ Michael U. Mbanaso & Chima J. Korieh, Minorities and the State in Africa, p.89, Cambria Press, 2010 (ISBN 9781621968740)
  4. ^ Gleijeses 2002, p. 44.
  5. ^ Algeria sent a squadron each of MiG-21s and Su-7s to Egypt, which arrived at the front between October 9 and October 11. It also sent an armored brigade of 150 tanks, the advance elements of which began to arrive on October 17, but reached the front only on October 24, too late to participate in the fighting.
  6. ^ References:
  7. ^ Toby Shelley (6 November 2004). Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa's Last Colony?. Zed Books. p. 27. ISBN 978-1-84277-341-3. Algeria has not intervened directly in the fighting in the Western Sahara since early 1976 when there were two skirmishes between Algerian and Moroccan forces around the waterhole of Amgala. But at the diplomatic level Algeria has, to date, fought with persistence and skill
  8. ^ Oded Haklai; Neophytos Loizides (14 October 2015). Settlers in Contested Lands: Territorial Disputes and Ethnic Conflicts. Stanford University Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-8047-9650-7.
  9. ^ Yahia H. Zoubir; Haizam Amirah-Fernández (15 January 2008). North Africa: Politics, Region, and the Limits of Transformation. Routledge. p. 84. ISBN 978-1-134-08740-2.