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Monsoon RevolutionRepublicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976$

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199674435

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.001.0001

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(p.313) Appendix II PFLOAG Executive, Political and Military Committee Chairs (September 1968–1971)

(p.313) Appendix II PFLOAG Executive, Political and Military Committee Chairs (September 1968–1971)

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Monsoon Revolution
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Oxford University Press

Name

Committee

Background

Mohammad Ahmad al-Ghassani

Executive

From a renowned Salalah merchant family. Worked in the 1950s in the Kuwaiti Petroleum Company. Founded Dhufari branch of the MAN. Elected to the DLF leadership in 1965. Although highly politicized with a strong Nasserist background, he was also an accommodating and ideologically flexible figure.

Salim Ahmad al-Ghassani (Talal Sa’ad)

Political

Mohammad al-Ghassani's brother. Studied in Kuwait under the sponsorship of the MAN's Arab Gulf Cultural Association. Attended Kuwait University as part of its first cohort, but dropped out in 1967 and returned to Dhufar to join the struggle. Associated with the Maoist line within PFLOAG.

Ali Mohsen

Military

From the Aa’l Hafeeth of the Aa’l Abu Bakr bin Salim, an Ashraf family. Joined the MAN in Kuwait. Split from the MAN in 1962 and helped found the Socialist Advance Party (SAP), but returned to the MAN after the SAP's dissolution in 1964. Studied in Kuwait under the sponsorship of the Arab Gulf Cultural Association. Was military commander of the Eastern Sector from 1968 to 1971. Known as a consensus figure.