Monthly Archives: January 2014

Clash of Civilizations

Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations

Originally published in 1996, years before the tragedies of 9/11, Huntington’s civilizational theory of international politics became quickly controversial for stark contrasts and incompatibilities he suggested between the West and the Islamic worlds. Before sharing my commentary on this theory, I should try to give a summary of Huntington’s theory. Written in the aftermath of […]