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Augustus Richard Norton, Professor of International Relations and Anthropology at Boston University, was a military observer for the United Nations in southern Lebanon when Hezbollah and rival Shi'i parties were taking form there in the early 1980s. A former U.S. Army officer and West Point professor, he has conducted research in Lebanon for close to three decades, and his book "Amal and the Shi'a" is widely considered to be a classic account of the political mobilization of Lebanon's Shi'i Muslims.


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Hizballah (Lebanon)
Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 1975-1990.
Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Shiites -- Lebanon -- Politics and government.
Islam and politics -- Lebanon.
Geopolitics -- Middle East.