Cause: what is responsible, what is causing terrorism in the 20th and 21st century. An influential argument based on upon some very questionable premises. Just because an expert says something it doesn(cid:263)t mean you need to accept it. This is a harvard professor, he is likely one of the most influential political scientists in the 20th. However you must analyze and be critical of what you hear. A new era of conflict or have we moved away from conflict. Wide ranging multilateral coalition, military support provided by dozens of states. Pursuing and protecting broader principals that we all share. Collective security and peace- unification against iraq- iraq pushed out of kuwait. Huntington doesn(cid:263)t think we have moved beyond conflict but that the nature of conflict has changed: war of princes (peace of westphalia 1648) until the french revolution (1789, war of peoples. French revolution- world war 1. (nations and states are not the same, nation is an identity relations.