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Clash of Civilisations

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Nov, 2018
  • Book Review

The Global Age review: Samuel Huntington's book, full of no-nonsense reasoning, sees cultural and religious identities as the prime source of conflict in the post-Cold War world

WHEN I was asked what would be my favourite no-nonsense book to read, I hardly hesitated and in the blink of an eye my mind automatically shifted to Samuel Huntington's The Clash of Civilisations and the ...


SECURING THE INSECURE STATES IN BRITAIN AND EUROPE

  • MUSA KHAN JALALZAI
  • Oct, 2017
  • Book Review

In his book, Mr. Jalalzai recognises the failure of reform process in some European states. During the last two decades, he argues that EU intelligence experienced numerous challenges within the political and bureaucratic circles, while facing international pressure and its participation in global war on terrorism in Asia, EU and Africa forced authorities to introduce security sector reforms


AVOIDING ARMAGEDDON - America, India and Pakistan to the Brink and Back

  • Dr Syed Hussain Shaheed Soherwordi
  • July, 2017
  • Book Review

Anticipating references in the recent scholarly literature, as well as critical comments on triangular relationship between India, Pakistan and the US brought about high expectations of “Avoiding Armageddon”, all of which are amply satisfied with a few suggested corrections.

In this book, Bruce Riedel, a long time CIA official and present day director of the Brookings Institution Inte...


BOOK REVIEW OF DRAGON ON OUR DOORSTEP MANAGING CHINA THROUGH MILITARY POWER

  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2017
  • Book Review

It is a must read for anyone who wishes to understand why, as the authors have interestingly put it, let alone China,India cannot even win a war against Pakistan

The book "Dragon on Our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power" is written by Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab in 2017. The book deals with the Pak-China relations and tries to identify the main features which char...


The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order Book Review Part III

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Oct, 2016
  • Book Review

Huntington's thesis is intensely provocative. But as he himself admits in his introduction, “the Clash” is an over-simplified conceptual model

Movement against Westernization

Huntington argues that there is an increasing movement against Westernisation all over the world. He specifically mentions references towards "Asianization" in Japan , “re-Islamization" of the...


The Clash of Civilizations And The Remaking Of World Order

  • Mohammad Sadiq
  • Sep, 2016
  • Book Review

IS CHINA A THREAT?

Huntington portrays China as an imminent threat to the West. Huntington describes a scenario where China would threaten the world peace in 2010. His concerns about China, however, seem overstated and premature. While in the long run China may emerge as a pre-eminent power, in the medium term it is unlikely that China could reach a level of development that would en...


The Clash Of Civilizations And The Remaking Of World Order

  • Mohammad Sadiq
  • May, 2016
  • Book Review

Huntington's thesis is intensely provocative. But as he himself admits in his introduction, “the Clash” is an over-simplified conceptual model Samuel P. Huntington's potentially important book “The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order” is a provocative analysis of the state of world politics in late 20th and early 21st centuries. This international bestseller asserts that the conflicts...