The Clash Of Civilizations: The Clash Of Civilizations

1721 Words7 Pages
On the other hand, defenders of Huntington might argue that his thesis predicted the instability leading to the uprisings, and that his analysis of the Muslim Arab societies provided information of some important aspects of the Arab Spring, such as causes and driving forces: search for identity; Muslim political culture; affection and rejection towards the West; and Islam’s central role. This thesis aims to offer a more methodical examination of this debate, and thereby provides an more dispassionate objective comprehensive answer as toto the relative relation and to the explanatory power of an important global event, the Arab spring, in regards to one of some of the most important contemporaneous IR debates, tThe clash of Civilizations. The answer that this thesis provides…show more content…
Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations The clash of civilizations was one of the last significant works of Professor Samuel P. Huntington , after long many years of writing in the fields of international relations and political science. Huntington wrote the Clash of civilization after he witnessed the end of the Cold War, and believed that international relations after its end would change tremendously due to the war. Huntington sought a new paradigm that would explain the new global map in a better way than that of current existinged theories. Huntington was not alone in this attempt, since. otheroOther intellectuals and statesmen have sought to figure out how global politics have changed, and would change; which new systems and powers will come to play; what would be the driving forces behind global phenomena and trends; and how will policies change.these changes should bring forth. There was much controversy regarding those matters, particularly around about the origins of conflict, the traditional role of nation states as the main actors in global affairs, and the nature of relations between international actors in the era of
Open Document