All posts filed under: Political Concepts

Brexit, Democracy and the Nation State Philosophy: An Exercise in How NOT to do Politics

The Brexit theatrical circus continued over this week in Westminster with the British government found in contempt of parliament for refusing to disclose in full the legal advice from the attorney general on the Brexit withdrawal agreement negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister and her ministers travelled across the country to […]

The English: “UAE is a Vicious Country, but is the Source of our Bread”

Quoting the BBC, The Sunday Times on 25/11/2018 published an article by the British writer, Rod Liddle, entitled: “The UAE is vicious, vulgar — and an ally we simply have to keep on side”. He said, “Most of Britain’s non-European and non-American allies are evil countries, that cannot make a choice as in other countries”. […]

Model United Nations: A Simple Learning Experience or a Dangerous Western Weapon?

In Pakistan the Model United Nations (MUN) is seen as being one of the biggest events amongst schools. Participation in it is seen as being an integral part of the educational experience, with local schools gathering their teams and pushing students to participate in the event. Each school has a team, which participates in a […]

Our “Muslim leaders” have the opposite concept of Al Wala Wal Bara

مَّن يَشْفَعْ شَفَاعَةً حَسَنَةً يَكُن لَّهُ نَصِيبٌ مِّنْهَا وَمَن يَشْفَعْ شَفَاعَةً سَيِّئَةً يَكُن لَّهُ كِفْلٌ مِّنْهَا وَكَانَ اللَّهُ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ مُّقِيتًا “Whosoever intercedes for an evil cause will have a share in its burden. And Allah is Ever All-Able to do (and also an All-Witness to) everything.” The evil which is taking place in […]

Erdogan Declares and Confesses that He understands Islam According to the Way of the West Not According to the Way of Our Master Muhammad ﷺ

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The opening address of Al – Waie Magazine – Issue No. 384 Trump’s created financial crisis with Turkey: by raising the subject of the American Pastor Brunson, who has been detained there since 2016, adding pressure to release him and what followed of imposition of sanctions on Turkey’s interior and justice […]

On the backdrop of the Nuclear Bomb Attack on Nagasaki The West is the Enemy of Muslims and Humanity

On 9/8/2018, Japan commemorated the 73rd anniversary of the victims of the atomic bomb dropped by the United States on Nagasaki during the final days of the Second World War. About 74,000 people died from the effects of the bomb, while the bomb that hit the city of Hiroshima on 6/8/1945 claimed the lives of […]

When the States are Absent! Will the Parties open “Shops” at their expense?!

The news continues about the formation of the Iran’s Party in Lebanon and the Aounist movement of committees that are working to coordinate the return of our people from the Syrian refugees, to their countries and homes in light of the clear destruction and damage, and with the events of Daraa and the images that […]

Don’t Vote in Democracy as it is a Sin and Let Democracy Finally Die its Own Death

Reject Democracy and Establish Khilafah Hizb ut Tahrir / Wilayah Pakistan has undertaken a strong campaign ahead of Pakistan’s general elections on 25 July 2018. It has distributed leaflets, organized public addresses and put up banners in public places. It is calling for the abolition of Democracy and the re-establishment of the Khilafah (Caliphate) on […]

Voting in Democracy is Haram because Democracy Allows Elected Representatives the Right of Legislation, whereas in Islam this Right Solely Belongs to Allah

With the passage of each day, the Muslims of Pakistan are abandoning democracy. Moreover, they are becoming aware that Democracy is not the system of ruling in Islam, rather Khilafah is. The corrupt ruling elite know that the Muslims of Pakistan are bonded strongly to Islam. Therefore in order to prevent the Muslims abandoning Democracy, […]

The Justice of Khilafah will not be Invalidated by a False Claim

On Friday morning, 22/6/2018, during President Michel Aoun’s speech at the inauguration ceremony of the new headquarters of the Syrian Orthodox Church, which was live casted on all Lebanese satellite channels, he said: “The Ottoman Sultanate during the reign of Sultan Abdul Hamid II committed massacres against Armenian Christians during the period 1894 to 1896, […]

“Britain and Islam” – the not so “Real Special Relationship”

A short article by Ed Hussain: “Britain and Islam – the real special relationship” was published recently in the UK’s Spectator Magazine to address the “agonising about Islamism, and what to do about it”. The writer asserted pride in the UK’s freedoms that brought his “Muslim parents to this country” and reminded readers of “a […]

Democracy Produces Traitors While Khilafah Produces Sincere Leadership

In an interview to Dawn Newspaper on Friday 11th May 2018, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader expressed concern over country’s relative isolation in world community and apparent non-acceptance of its narrative on terrorism by the world powers. “We have isolated ourselves. Despite giving sacrifices, our narrative is not being accepted. Afghanistan’s narrative is being […]

The Westphalian Nation State System is A Tool for Colonialist Domination of Other States

The present state system was imposed on the whole world by the European countries and originated from the strife of the Christian Reformation. It reflected some of the salient features of the modern capitalist system, particularly the principle to compromise. Compromise was not achieved before there was a lot of blood spilt and Europe passed […]

The Call to Accept a Civil State is a Misleading Call to Accept a Secular State and a Failed Call to Exclude Islam from Politics and the State

The Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Musa Maaytah, called on “Islamist and other political parties and movements to embrace civil statehood in realistic and practical terms, rather than as a tactic, and to adopt the principle of renewal and reform and develop a political thought based on separation between Da’wa and politics”. This came […]

“Moderate Islam” is an ambitious project of the global Kufr system

There are harmful consequences for Islam and Muslims from this project The capitalist ideology of the Kufr based democracy suffered defeat in the fight against the Islamic ideology. Former US president Barak Obama, speaking at the Congress in early 2010, declared a new strategy that the United States will no longer endanger its soldiers in […]

Western Politics is Pakistan’s Politics: ‘Who gets What, When and How’

Harold Lasswell defined politics as ‘who gets what, when and how’ and this definition of politics has encapsulated political behaviour around the world, with politicians being driven by political positions, resource distribution and out-competing their competitors. This has led to much political apathy around the world, along with the corporatisation of the state, with vested […]

Overcoming the Military Balance Mind Set

In our contemporary world, power politics dominates international relations and this has given undue prominence to the concept of military balance in determining relations between states. Both peace and war is decided as a function of military balance amongst states. Equitable distribution of military power amongst state actors produces peace, while any imbalance leads to […]

The Law of Allah (swt) is Supreme, Above the Law of Man and must be the Sole Basis of our Constitution

Battle of Judges and Elected Representatives: The Law of Allah (swt) is Supreme, Above the Law of Man and must be the Sole Basis of our Constitution The back and forth battle between the judges and the elected representatives continues unabated, with the people losing interest as they see no impact on the growing misery […]

UN – The Presumed Security Guards are the Executioners!!

The British newspaper, The Times, published a report entitled “UN staff ‘responsible for 60000 rapes in a decade’.” This report comes in the wake of the extensive coverage by the newspaper of the new revelations in the scandal that shook this “charity” organization; where it published on its front page a report revealing that Oxfam […]

Devoid of True Intelligence, the UK begs for Machine Intelligence to Safeguard Democracy

The BBC reported on the 13th of February 2018 that: “the UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed,” which the government paid £600,000, to a London-based company, to develop. Furthermore, the Home Secretary Amber Rudd is visiting the US to share the idea, […]

The Global Order is in Decline

On 11th December 2017, the RAND Corporation, the US non-profit organisation, in an analysis called into questions America’s ability to maintain the international order. It issued a damning indictment of the America’s military forces, calling on the administration of US President Donald Trump to reassess the nation’s defence strategy and security posture. It highlighted: “If […]