All posts filed under: Political Concepts

Coronavirus Heralds the Birth of the “New International Order”

Driss Lagrani wrote in UAE’s Al-Khaleej that “It seems that the world would face major transformation after the Coronavirus scare, which might lead to shake the pillars of current international order, making room for the rise of new international order.” Muhammed Aakif Jamal said on his part that “the world order in which we live […]

Dissatisfaction with Global Democracy is Inevitable

In a report published few days ago, researchers from Cambridge University studied the political inclinations of more than 4 million people, employing data from survey projects that encompassed 154 countries between 1995 and 2020. The percentage of people that said they were disappointed with democracy during 2019 hit 57.5%. In fact, the researchers said that […]

Democracy was Ever Bound to Disappoint

The populist leaders and their policies in Western countries have exposed democracy as the capitalist’s tool that it is. It has been useful to appease people’s desire for accountable government, while denying them any real accountability. It has served to quell dissent from the capitalist corporate tyranny, while offering false promises of change, yet delivering […]

Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and the Dubious Mask of Iran

On 03 Jan 2020, United States (US) through an airstrike killed Qasem Soleimani, Iranian Major General of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) since 1998, and the commander of Quds Force (known for its extraterritorial military and clandestine operations) who was considered to be the second most powerful person in Iran next to Sayyid Ali Hosseini […]

Western Civilization in Crisis

Capitalism is in crisis the world over. Developmental models based on free market principles linked with political liberalization programs for the third world were always contested in terms of their viability in actually helping developing countries improve political, social and economic lives of their citizens. However this time the legitimacy of capitalism is under question […]

NATO Secures the Western Democracies, But Who Will Secure the World from Such Democracy

Much media attention has been given this week to the childish antics of the so-called world leaders gathered in the NATO conference which took place in Britain this week. While the petty disputes and fragile egos of these vain politicians have been given a lot of coverage, the real story is the irrelevance of NATO. […]

After Squeezing Every Penny from Common Man Capitalism is Not Sparing Clean Air to Breath

LAHORE: A thick blanket of toxic black smog engulfed the entire metropolitan of Lahore around 9PM Wednesday night, forcing many residents to either literally gasp for breath or complain about sore throats and watery eyes. Television reports had revealed that in Lahore’s posh Zaman Park an Air Quality Index (AQI) of around 640 was recorded […]

Manipulative Regimes and Global Disinformation Order

Tempo Daily’s review on October 1, 2019, entitled “Time to Control Buzzers” revealed the dark side of social media as the presence of buzzers – whose job is to secure Jokowi’s government policy by spreading various false news to influence public opinion. Tempo also mentioned these paid buzzers once attacking Novel Baswedan – an Indonesian […]

Show a Little Fairness, O President of the Republic “The Matter is Clear for the People”

[وَقُلِ الْحَقُّ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ] “And say, “The truth is from your Lord” [Al-Kahf: 29] On Saturday 31/08/2019, the President of the Republic falsified history by describing the Ottoman Khilafah (Caliphate) as a terrorist state, and called the era of the French occupation as the French stage of influence, so changed the falsehood – i.e. occupation […]

Q&A: Vital Space in International Politics

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, May Allah Almighty help you and carry out the goodness on your hands and ours, and May Allah honor us with the second Khilafah (Caliphate) and made us one of its witnesses and soldiers. Subject: Vital Space in International Politics The actor and major states define the scope […]

Q&A: What is Behind India’s Revoking of Kashmir’s Special Status?

Question: [U.S. President Donald Trump told Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, in a call on Friday that it was important that India and Pakistan reduce tensions in Kashmir and Jammu through “bilateral dialogue,” the White House said in a statement. (Reuters on 17/8/2019)] End. Trump says this while Modi boasts of officially annexing Kashmir and […]

Qualities of a Statesman in Islam

The scarcity of Statesmen in the Islamic world cannot be separated from its loss of political identity Islamic civilization. Where since the collapse of political institutions – the Khilafah (Caliphate) – Muslims countries lapsed into a secular political system that gave birth to comprador political animals who sell their loyalty to Western invaders.

At least 12.5 Million Muslims Died in Wars in past 25 years, What is the Next Step?

Some 12.5 million Muslims have been killed in wars during the last 25 years, a Turkish scholar said Saturday, speaking at a conference in Istanbul, Refik Turan, head of the Turkish Historical Society, said that throughout history humans have fought and war is an inevitable fact of life.” According to a recent research, the number […]

Muslims Must Expose the Manipulation of the Media which Serves the Interests of the Powerful Elite

The Cairncross Review report exposes the contradictions at the heart of democracy. On the one hand, free access to information is said to be fundamental for power to remain in the people’s hands, yet neither true power and nor free access to information are ever afforded to the people, lest the powerful elite lose some […]

The Presidential System in Turkey led by Erdogan is a Kufr Regime

It is Obligatory to Account it and Change it; Following it with Satisfaction and Relying on It is Haram The unbelievers have always tried to mislead the people by dressing up their political projects with what appeals to the Muslim masses on demand; sometimes by national clothing, sometimes with revolutionary liberating clothing, and sometimes by […]

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”. […]