Lecture 23 Reading Summary

Lecture 23 Reading Summary

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Unformatted text preview: fucian and Islamic nations will have joined together to promote each other’s military capabilities. If America has nuclear weapons why can’t we? To conclude, in this new age, conflicts will primarily originate not from competing ideologies or countries but from civilizations that encompass many countries and people, this result in inter- civilization. In Huntington's view, inter- civilizational conflict manifests itself in two forms: fault line conflicts and core state conflicts. Fault line conflicts are on a local level and occur between adjacent states belonging to different civilizations or within states that are home to populations from different civilizations. (Rwanda—tutsi & hutu) Core state conflicts are on a global level between the major states of different civilizations. Core state conflicts can arise out of fault line conflicts when core states become involved. These conflicts may result from a number of causes, such as: relative influence or power (military or economic), discrimination against people from a different civilization, intervention to protect kinsmen in a different civilization, or different values and culture, particularly when one civilization attempts to impose its values on people of a different civilization....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2013 for the course POL 231 taught by Professor Mduke during the Summer '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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