Samuel P. Huntington

Samuel P. Huntington was an influential American political scientist, advisor, and academic. He is best known for his 1996 book 'The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order' in which he proposed a new post-Cold War world order, characterized by cultural and civilizational conflicts. Huntington also contributed to the fields of political science and international relations with his thoughts on political order and democracy. His works have sparked considerable debate and discussion in the fields of political science and international relations.


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  1. 1. The Clash of Civilizations

    The book presents a theory that people's cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. The author argues that future wars will be fought not between countries, but between cultures, and that Islamic extremism will become the biggest threat to world peace. The book also explores the shifting balance of power at the global level and predicts a clash between the West and the Confucian-Islamic states.

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