The Clash of Civilizations World

by phil on Saturday May 10, 2003 9:47 AM

The Clash of Civilizations World politics is entering a new phase, and intellectuals have not hesitated to proliferate visions of what it will be--the end of history, the return of traditional rivalries between nation states, and the decline of the nation state from the conflicting pulls of tribalism and globalism, among others. Each of these visions catches aspects of the emerging reality. Yet they all miss a crucial, indeed a central, aspect of what global politics is likely to be in the coming years.

10 years old but I first read this about a year ago. Good read, esp. since I just mentioned huntington.

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