Previous Chapter Chapter 15: Intergroup Relations and Diversity in a Global Context
Chapter 15: Intergroup Relations and Diversity in a Global Context
The governments of Muslim countries are likely to continue to become less friendly to the West, and intermittent low-intensity and at times perhaps high-intensity violence will occur between Islamic groups and Western societies. Relations between the United States, on the one hand, and China, Japan, and other Asian countries will be highly conflictual, and a major war could occur if the United States challenges China's rise as the hegemonic power in Asia. (Huntington, 1996, pp. 238–239)
The 21st century began with a number of major attacks by Islamic terrorists, in the United States on 11 September 2001, in Spain on 11 March 2004, and in London on 7 July 2005. In ...