Research Question: What is the clash of civilzation? Analyze and explain
The clash of civilization is anaylezed from a many political persepctives. From the artcles drawn together, it is fair to conclude that there is a mutual understanding of the clash of civilzation and its context. Ultimately, the clash of civilizations is a result relgious and cultureal differences, regardless of politcal status between American and Islam. Inevitbaly, Islam and America are incompatiable with one another, further causing the outcome of this clash. Civilizational futures: clashes or alternative visions in the age of globalization? Samuel huntignwoods approach of civilization and the fundamentals of political islam is particulary examined. It focuses on two extremely polar regimes of both liberal and totalitarian. Both the civilizational approach and political islam argue that the formation of new political actors is replacing the old nation states across religious and cultural affinities. The article references, terrorist organization Al quad, as they are trying to legitimize political violence by manipulating the weakness of the nation states (Aydin, 2010).Addtionally, Huntingtwood clash of civilizations theisis, provides justification for Al-qaedas terror activiites (Aydin, 2010). Huntington argued that the differences between civilizations were ‘‘far more fundamental than differences among political ideologies and regimes’’(Aydin, 2010). Although different styles of regimes are involved, this article argues that the conflict between civilizations, are determined by cultural and religious differences (Aydin, 2010). Many scholars who agreed with this view argued that Islamic civilization should be expected to clash with Western values because of its ‘conflictual’ nature, (Aydin, 2010)
In the article The NewYork Mosque is a Sympton of the Civilizational Clash, Ayan Hirsi Ali explains he controversy of building a mosque two...