In the emerging world of ethnic conflict and civilizational clash, Western belief in the universality of Western culture suffers three problems: it is false; it is immoral; and it is dangerous.
— Samuel Huntington
Samuel Phillips Huntington (1927–2008) was the Albert J. Weatherhead Professor in the Harvard Department of Government and one of the twentieth century’s most influential and controversial political scientists. [Read More]
Samuel Huntington made significant contributions in the fields of civil-military relations, modernization and democratization theory, American political thought, and international relations. His life and work, which were never value-neutral and often challenged conventional wisdom. [Read More]
Samuel Huntington discusses the “Clash of Civilizations” thesis with Charlie Rose.