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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.

Civilizational Perspectives in International Relations and Contemporary China-India Relations

Civilizational Perspectives in International Relations and Contemporary China-India Relations

India and China both seem to be simultaneously moving upward on relative power trajectories while sustaining a rivalry which will further magnify.

Tracing Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations Thesis in the Alternative for Germany

Tracing Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations Thesis in the Alternative for Germany

The question becomes not whether Islam is a threat to stability but whether radicalization within diverse cultures is at the heart of whipping up the very conflict they seek to end.

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in International Law

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in International Law

International law remains an under-researched topic in the literature on Huntington’s ‘clash of civilizations’. This is remarkable since international law itself was born out of such a clash.

The (New) ‘Clash of Civilizations’: Migration and Terrorism

The (New) ‘Clash of Civilizations’: Migration and Terrorism

Dangerous ties are being nourished in Europe while we witness the growth of populist movements against refugees and migrants claiming a connection between Islam and terrorism.

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.

Where Does Russia End and the West Start?

Where Does Russia End and the West Start?

Russians outside Russia become ‘more Catholic than the Pope’, because they see the reality of their countries of residence and compare it with the virtual reality created by the Russian state media.

Clashing Civilizations: A Toynbeean Response to Huntington

Clashing Civilizations: A Toynbeean Response to Huntington

Toynbee draws attention away from Huntington’s account, pointing to the role played by political actors in borrowing, appropriating, and manipulating ‘foreign’ concepts.

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ and Realism in International Political Thought

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ and Realism in International Political Thought

Even though Huntington was critical of some of the assumptions of structural realism on the sources of conflict and on the role of states, he shared with the realists some important ideas.

Advance Preview: The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ 25 Years On

Advance Preview: The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ 25 Years On

This book examines the validity of Huntington’s thesis for the understanding of international affairs and international law in contemporary world politics and discusses its relevance in the public debate.

The Politicisation of Orientalism: The Mutation of a Paradigm

The Politicisation of Orientalism: The Mutation of a Paradigm

The politicisation of Orientalism by the West had led to a mutation in the paradigm such that it has become not just a manifestation of imperialism but its instrument.

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