As each day passes, it becomes obvious that the Coronavirus crisis in reality exemplifies the crisis of the global, secular capitalism. The Coronavirus crisis, just as other crises, has exposed the worldview and system of capitalism.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In the late 19th century, the call for the idea of the nation-state by the pseudo-intelligentsia of that time, which was itself mesmerized by the Western civilization, had a devastating effect on the political institution of the Caliphate. The concept of nation state was behind the formulation of the Ottoman constitution of 1876.
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 […]
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 […]
Many emotive topics have been dragged into the election campaigning, with the implication being that the right candidate could help solve problems that Muslims care about, such as Palestine, Kashmir, Islamophobia or the promotion of liberal values within schools.
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. […]
It is a failure of the trust that Allah (swt) entrusted the Muslims with, particularly those who are knowledgeable of the Islamic texts, that some today encourage participation in the secular capitalist democratic system, completely undermining the Islamic ideology, and thereby placing a huge obstacle in the path of the dawah to Islam.
The slogan of democracy that is heavily promoted in the media today here in the UK, and particularly overseas, is that it is a general good, solves disputes, is better than anything else, and is almost sold as a panacea to fix all problems, even the common cold. The rule of the people is commonly […]
The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of Communism saw much soul searching as the victory of capitalism has been very hollow as it struggled for legitimacy today. Democracy is in crisis, the free market is failing as far as most are concerned and authoritarianism is on the rise.
This is an extract from the book: The Ruling on Muslim Participation in the Political Life of the West issued by Hizb ut-Tahrir – Europe, 2003 A part of elections is representation (tawkeel). It is a style employed to elect individuals, who have the capacity of representation and authorization. The ruling of ibahah (allowance) applies […]
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 […]
The European Union’s future is one of the biggest questions yet to be answered. After the Second World War, Europe was in ruins where 100 million lives perished because of the two great world wars. This was due to the hedonism and the spiritual emptiness engrained within the Europeans, which made it so prone to […]
The 2008 recession, 9/11, the election of US President Trump, his decision to withdraw from international agreements, the rise of China; these events have been surrounded by a discussion of the USA as a hegemonic superpower and whether it’s in decline.
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 […]
[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 […]
America is a true global superpower with a true global reach, it is the only superpower in history to achieve this magnitude of reach. In comparison, to the Roman Empire and the Persian Empire, were only considered as regional powers not superpowers, even the Caliphate was a regional power. Today the American hegemony controls and […]
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 […]
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 […]
“The spirit of compromise in the common interest is also crucial in meeting some of the greatest global challenges of our time,” Theresa May  On July 17th Theresa May delivered her speech where she highlighted her sentiments towards the current situation of British politics and the future of liberal democracy around the world. She […]
Headlines: Europe Fertile Ground for Extremists, Experts Say Trump Approves Strikes on Iran, But Abruptly Pulls Back Conditions Sought by US in IMF’s Bailout Package to Pakistan
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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”. […]
According to the Associated Press: World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I’s slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message “never again” but also exposed the globe’s new political fault lines.