Nabih Berri and Lebanese Politics
Springer, 2011 M02 14 - 226 pages
Nabih Barri is a key figure in the Lebanese and Shi'ite politics for the last three decades. As the leader of the Shi'ite Amal movement since 1980 and as the Lebanese Speaker since 1992, Barri played a major role in all political events and processes in Lebanon between the early 1980's and today, including the current severe Lebanese crisis.
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1 Nabih Berris Early Years
2 From a Marginal Militia Leader to a Key Man
Leading Amal and the Shiites in the Jungle of the Civil War
Reaching National Status Losing Shiite Hegemony
5 Berris Political Stands
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