The author has not read Huntington carefully - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Socrates
    • 14.01.14 | 04:02 (IST)

    Huntington suggested that civilizational lines were becoming increasingly important with the end of the cold war, but he did not say that the apocalyptic scenario he portrayed in his book would occur. In one article he said the feared clash probably would not take place - but might occur. He stressed that intervention within other civilizations are a no-no and could cause a clash. The results so far of Western intervention in the Islamic world tend to confirm his warning. As for China as the core state of East Asia," Huntington did not say that. He called it the "lone state" of SINIC civilization and stressed its potential clash with JAPANESE civilization. He put Indonesia in ISLAMIC civilization. Hadar would be surprised if he read all of Huntington;s writings on the subject carefully,

    from the article: The 'Clash of Civilizations’ that never was
    First published 06:00 13.01.14 | Last updated 16:42 12.01.14
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