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[Book Review]: "Systemic Earthquake and the Struggle for World Order"
AuthorHajam, Waseem Ahmad
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CitationHajam, W. A. (2022). [Book Review]: "Systemic Earthquake and the Struggle for World Order", By Ahmet Davutoğlu: Cambridge University Press, 2020, 333 pp." İnsan & Toplum - The Journal of Humanity & Society, 12(1), 205-207. https://insanvetoplum.org/en/issues/12-1/d0312.
What led to the crises that the current world is experiencing now and what is their scale and scope? What is the best approach to deal with them and restore the international disorder? Prof. Ahmet Davutoğlu in his book Systemic Earthquake and the Struggle for World Order is meticulously trying to answer these and many other similar questions. The book’s importance increases because its author is not just a professor of political science and international relations but also at the same time he has been politically at the most important positions in Turkey: Foreign Minister (2009-2014) and Prime Minister (2014-2016). The book reflects both theoretical as well as the practical dimensions of the author’s personality. In our recent history, this unique mix of high-level political experience with academic prominence is extremely rare. Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski are the other two important figures of this prominence but both of them were never at the helm of affairs as Davutoğlu was during his prime ministership...