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8/19/10

Quote of the Day: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Civilizational model of international relations...

"The greatest advantage of Huntington's civilizational model of international relations is that it reflects the world as it is - not as we wish it to be. It allows us to distinguish friends from enemies. And it helps us to identify the internal conflicts within civilizations, particularly the historic rivalries between Arabs, Turks and Persians for leadership in the Islamic world."

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
"How to Win the Clash of Civilizations"
In reference to Samual Huntington's "The Clash of Civilizations"
Wall Street Journal 08/18/10