- According to S. Huntington, future conflicts will be sparked by cultural factors rather than ideologic or economic ones. But at the time of expansive oil and global warming, isn't it more likely that future conflicts will develop along economic lines?
- Huntington's theory can not be totally rejected as some phenomena such the reviving of many religions such as Islam both in the Middle East, traditional Islam land and in Europe, land of migration and in the US with the thriving of Christian fundamentalists
The clash of Civilisation' by S. Huntington, was first, an article of seventeen pages, published in the journal 'Foreign Affairs', which initiated a controversy among specialists . Even though Huntington had got a lot of flak, he developed this theory in his book bearing the same title, 'The Clash of Civilisation', a phrase that has now become a buzz word. S. Huntington is looking for new guidelines to understand the post Cold War world. In modern days, ideology is not an accurate explanation of global divisions anymore, but of civilisation or culture,as he puts it. It has to be mentioned that this theory was developed in a context where intellectuals were looking for a New World Order, after the fall of the USSR, which disappointed the experts.
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