Post Tagged with: "Huntington"

A Border Patrol agent on June 17, 2006, passes new vehicle barriers built by members of the 133rd Engineer Company, Wyoming National Guard, on the border with Mexico south of Deming, N.M. In Operation Jump Start, 6,000 National Guard troops are scheduled to help Border Patrol agents secure the border in four states. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jim Greenhill) (Released)

Civilizations, Political Systems and Power Politics: A Critique of Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’

What we are seeing along the most conflictual of the civilizational fault lines is not so much a civilizational conflict as a conflict over alternative political systems.

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Scholars cannot discount Huntington because core parts of his arguments still remain relevant to the narratives of today even if he is incorrect in some places.

The Kin-Country Thesis Revisited

The Kin-Country Thesis Revisited

Huntington was right to call attention to kin-countries. But the idea of kin-country can only be made useful if it is stripped of its ‘clash of civilizations’ baggage.

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Afghans believing in the Taliban/al-Qaida discourse will succumb to the intellectual insights of Huntington’s thesis which endorses the same worldview in a reverse guise.

Review – Democracy in Retreat

Review – Democracy in Retreat

Kulantzich carries the debate about foreign policy, intervention and self-determination to a new level by pressing readers think about how democracy is successfully advanced.

Huntington and Post-Cold War Paradigms: If Not the Clash of Civilizations, What?

Huntington and Post-Cold War Paradigms: If Not the Clash of Civilizations, What?

The twentieth anniversary of ‘The Clash of Civilizations?’ provides us with the opportunity to re-examine the ongoing relevance of Huntington’s thesis in the context of contemporary geopolitics.

Enemy Wanted: Apply Without

Enemy Wanted: Apply Without

Huntington adopted his Clash of Civilizations thesis in the context of scholars attempting to make sense of the post-Cold War era. His thesis was not a prediction or a theory, it was a wish.

Interview – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Interview – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam shares his insight on the legacy of Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations thesis, its impact in the modern world, and ways to move beyond a clash narrative.

Civilizations and International Society

Civilizations and International Society

The idea of civilization may have lost its importance, but understanding different civilizing processes is critical for promoting respect and trust between the diverse peoples of today’s international society.

“The Clash of Civilizations” and Its Unexpected Liberalism

“The Clash of Civilizations” and Its Unexpected Liberalism

Is it possible that Huntington’s “Clash of Civilizations” thesis could actually be employed in an argument for liberalism? If so, George W. Bush’s foreign policy did just that.

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