It would no doubt be a bitter irony for Sam Huntington that his main idea on a "clash of civilizations" has been taken up with such gusto by ISIS: The idea of conflict between a single Islamic civilization and a single Western civilization is a key tenet of ISIS thinking.
Critical State's next two editions of Deep Dive examine recent critiques of famed political scientist Samuel Huntington’s work and the role he continues to play in shaping American security policy. Political scientist Risa Brooks takes aim at Huntington's "The Soldier and the State” for the paradoxes that its recommendations cause for members of the military.
Bruce Wallace reports from Lower Manhattan, home to a neighborhood known as Little Syria. Arab Americans are working to preserve what's left of this once-thriving immigrant neighborhood, and its links to the history of Arabs in New York.
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