Below are topics for the second essay assignment. Your task will be to select one of them and respond to it in the form of a traditional five-paragraph essay.
TOPIC A: Huntington’s “clash of civilizations” perspective suggests that conflicts between major cultures have become more prevalent since the end of the Cold War. How could the recent history of the United States’ relationship with the Islamic world fit that interpretation? What contradicts such an interpretation in that example? Cite examples of conflicts between nations and ethnic conflicts within nations that might be used to question the solidarity of Huntington’s civilizations. Explaiquin these examples in context.