Samuel P. Huntington, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Samuel P. Huntington

American political scientist

Date of Birth: 18-Apr-1927

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 24-Dec-2008

Profession: writer, economist, political scientist, university teacher, sociologist, philosopher, geopolitician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Samuel P. Huntington

  • Samuel Phillips Huntington (April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2008) was an American political scientist, adviser and academic.
  • He spent more than half a century at Harvard University, where he was director of Harvard's Center for International Affairs and the Albert J.
  • Weatherhead III University Professor.
  • During the presidency of Jimmy Carter, Huntington was the White House Coordinator of Security Planning for the National Security Council.
  • During the 1980s Apartheid era in South Africa, he served as an adviser to P.W.
  • Botha's Security Services.
  • He is best known for his 1993 theory, the "Clash of Civilizations", of a post–Cold War new world order.
  • He argued that future wars would be fought not between countries, but between cultures, and that Islamic extremism would become the biggest threat to world peace.
  • Huntington is credited with helping to shape U.S.
  • views on civilian–military relations, political development, and comparative government even into the current Trump administration.

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