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September 11, 2011

With the Soviet empire gone, the US had no credible enemies left. Who could possibly confront them? Years before 9/11, the American Enterprise Institute’s Samuel Huntington said in the future wars would no longer take place between countries and states, but between cultures; and that the best candidate for the upcoming divide would be between Islam and the West.

Posted on the 10th anniversary of the final World Trade Center attacks, this Al Jazeera documentary asks about why Huntington’s conclusion was so popular.

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