The Clash of Ideas in Iron Man 3
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The Clash of Ideas in Iron Man 3

This essay explores the thematic portrayal of Huntington’s “Clash of Civilizations” in American national security as featured in Iron Man 3. Spoilers follow. The Clash of Civilizations Samuel Huntington describes post-Cold War global conflict as a “Clash of Civilizations.” He theorized that conflicts in the post-Cold War world happen between groups with cultural or religious differences both within … Continue reading