POL 2103: Lecture #13 Nov 26 2012
If we take care of the greenbelt, Muslims everything will be okay. North Africa, some countries In the middle
Wahhabi branch in Islam.
Violence occurs between Muslims on the one hand and orthodox Serbs in the Balkans, Jews in Israel,
Hindus in India, Buddhists in Burma and Catholics in the Philippines
“Islam has bloody borders”
the fundamental problem for the west is not Islamic fundamentalism.
It is Islam, a different civilization whose people are convinced of the superiority of their culture and re
obsessed with the inferiority of their power.
Religion in Huntingtons model is perhaps the central force that motivates and mobilizes people and is thus
the core of civilization
Huntingtons model seems to have some purchase in the currently emerging global encounter with terrorism
and is becoming a new dominant conservative ideology.
Imperialism s the necessary logical consequence of universalism.