From Yemen to the United States: In Pursuit of Knowledge

This interview briefly captures my journey from Yemen to the United States in pursuit of knowledge. My journey started in Yemen during the 1990s when I, as a high school student, developed the intellectual curiosity to critique Samuel Huntington’s “Clash of Civilizations” thesis, which propagated tensions between Americans and Muslims in a post-Cold War world order, imagined through religiously homogeneous civilizations.

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