The Clash of Civilizations is a hypothesis that people’s cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. The American political scientist Samuel P. Huntington argued that future .. Barbé, Philippe, “L’Anti-Choc des Civilisations: Méditations Méditerranéennes”, Editions de l’Aube. Samuel Huntington argues in his landmark essay that after the Cold War, conflicts over cultural and religious identity will dominate global politics. Le choc des civilisations by Samuel P Huntington, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:. Cultures in world affairs. The Globalization of World Politics. It is civilisahions set forth descriptive hypothesis as to what the future may be like. Wars such as those following the break up of Yugoslaviain Chechnyaand between India and Pakistan were cited as evidence of inter-civilizational conflict.

A longtime critic of the Huntingtonian paradigm, and an outspoken proponent of Arab issues, Edward Said also argues that the clash of civilizations thesis is an example of “the purest invidious racism, a sort of parody of Hitlerian science directed today against Arabs and Muslims” p.

Sudan and South Sudan are shown with the new international border between them. Views View Edit History. Retrieved from ” https: Huntington therefore believes that the rise of China poses one of the most significant problems and the most powerful long-term threat to the West, dea Chinese cultural assertion clashes with the American desire for the lack of a regional hegemony huntingtoj East Asia.

Mexico and Russia are also considered to be torn by Huntington. Russia, for example, clashes with the many Muslim ethnic groups on its southern border such as Chechnya but—according to Huntington—cooperates with Iran to avoid further Muslim-Orthodox violence in Southern Russia, and to help continue the flow of oil. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, chco it may be completely wrong. Specifically, he identifies common Chinese and Islamic interests in the areas cchoc weapons proliferation, civiliwations rights, and democracy that conflict with those of the West, and feels that these are areas in which the two civilizations will cooperate.


Second, the public must be willing to accept the redefinition. He also gives the example of Australia as a country torn between its Western civilizational heritage and its growing economic engagement with Asia. Huntington also believes that some of the icvilisations contributing to this conflict are that both Christianity upon which Chkc civilization is based and Islam are:.

These critics [ who? International Politics, 39 2pp. All these historical and modern factors combined, Huntington wrote briefly in his Foreign Affairs article and in much more detail in his book, would lead to a bloody clash between the Islamic and Western civilizations. Huntington suggests that chox the future the central axis of world politics tends to be the conflict between Western and non-Western civilizations, in [Stuart Hall]’s phrase, the conflict between “the West and the Rest”.

This civilisationa dates back as far as the initial thrust of Islam into Europeits eventual expulsion in the Iberian reconquestthe attacks of the Ottoman Turks on Eastern Europe and Vienna, and the European imperial division of the Islamic nations in the s and s.

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A Study in the Clash of Civilizations p. According to Huntington, a torn country must meet three requirements to redefine its civilizational identity. Huntington argues that a ” Sino-Islamic connection civilisstions is emerging in which China will cooperate more closely with IranPakistan, and other states to augment its international position. Civilisations depicted in Samuel P. Then, we will regain the Turkish public opinion support in one day.


In his book Terror and LiberalismPaul Berman argues that distinct cultural boundaries do not exist in the present day. Perhaps the most controversial statement Huntington made in the Foreign Affairs article was that “Islam has bloody borders”. Huntington refers to countries that are seeking to civilisayions with another civilization as “torn countries”.

Huntington argues that the trends of global conflict after the end of the Cold War are increasingly appearing at these civilizational divisions. The Global Politics of Civilizations”. Huntington argues that Russia is primarily a non-Western state although he seems to agree that it shares a considerable amount of cultural ancestry with the modern West.


However, Kitsikis establishes an integrated civilization comprising these two peoples along with those belonging to the less dominant religions of Shia IslamAlevismand Judaism. Third, the elites of the civilization that the torn country is trying to join must accept the country.

In the Intermediate Region, therefore, one cannot speak of a civilizational clash or external conflict, but rather an internal conflict, not for cultural domination, but for political succession. Manifestations of what he terms the ” Islamic Resurgence ” include the Iranian revolution and the first Gulf War. This is supposed to be a representation of Huntington’s book, nothing else. Maps of the world showing international relations Cultural maps of the world Political maps of the world Maps of ethnic groups Huntingto Geopolitics Maps of the world without Antarctica Language-neutral maps Samuel P.

Specifically, Francis Fukuyama argued that the world had reached the ‘ end of history ‘ in a Hegelian sense. Huntington sees the West as reluctant to accept this because it built the international system, wrote its laws, and gave it substance in the form of the United Nations. Clear huntiington Present Strangers: The practice of democracy that has won out in the modern West is largely a result of a consensus that has emerged since huntingyon Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolutionand particularly in the last century or so.

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South Sudan has become independent on July 9, The initiative is intended to galvanize collective action across diverse societies to combat extremismto overcome cultural and social barriers between mainly the Western and predominantly Muslim worlds, and to reduce the tensions and polarization between societies which differ in religious and cultural values.