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Introduction On more than 1 occasion, President George W. Bush has explained the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, also as fostering "a massive battle of good versus evil." In this battle, there has been no doubt in his head (or at ours) seeing who is on the side of good and who's on the side of evil. Though many have winced in the President's use of such utter moral terms to portray the tragic events of the fateful day, many others have applauded his courageous use of these unfashionable discourse as entirely appropriate, even suggesting that it indicates that the demise of their cultural scourge of postmodern moral relativism. Another important way, not completely unrelated, of translating what transpired on 9/11 is to describe the attack of Islamic extremists on the United States of America as a manifestation of a "conflict of civilizations." In the middle of the method of looking at these unprecedented events has been an article and book both written by the noted Harvard professor of political science, Samuel P. At the summer 1993 edition of the journal Foreign Affairs, Huntington argued that world politics was entering a new stage after the conclusion of the Cold War, which tensions between cultures, as the highest cultural groupings of people, would dominate the global scene. He explains the post's thesis in these words. It is my hypothesis that the fundamental source of conflict in this new world will not be primarily ideological or primarily economic. The great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of conflict will be cultural. Nation states will remain the most effective actors in world affairs, but the principal conflicts of global politics will occur between nations and groups of different ci...