All posts filed under: Political Concepts

“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 […]

Capitalism Incites Terrorism and Mass Murder

“Terrorist attacks” on Pakistani soil only became a phenomenon since the American arrival in this region. The politically aware have always regarded them as false flag attacks that our despicable rulers have used to justify their use of force in killing those who fight the American occupation of Afghanistan. Government mouthpieces within the Pakistani media […]

The Secular State is the Core Strategic Interest of America in the Muslim World which it seeks to protect through the Global War on Terror

On 4th August 2017 DAWN reported a statement from ISPR which quoted Pakistan’s Army Chief as condemning the death of American troops in a Taliban attack. “Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa offered heartfelt condolences on the death of two Special Forces soldiers who died in the incident (the terrorist attack on […]

The Liberal World Order and a New International Situation Determined by the Khilafah on the Method of Prophethood

International order or world order generally refers to the state or nature of relationships between different states in the world. In reality, the relationships which define and determine the international or world order are relationships between major powers. So, international situation or international struggle at a given point in time is practically defined by the […]

Extract from ‘Global trends for the 21st century’ by Adnan Khan

Global Demographic Decline  All the research in the last few decades accepted that the world was facing a severe population explosion. Uncontrolled population growth would outstrip scarce resources and devastate the environment. More people would require more resources in the form of food and energy, which in turn would lead to a rise in global […]

It’s America who is dependent on the Muslim Rulers

In a recent congressional hearing, in front of the US foreign relations committee, Daniel Markey from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) made a number of telling remarks. In his hearing titled ‘Pakistan: Challenges for U.S. Interests’, he outlined the vulnerability and reliance of the US military on Pakistan. He highlighted, “Pakistan […]

Head of the Fatwa Council in Russia Calls the Muslims to Haram!

The head of the Fatwa council, Mufti Ghinadin, on the day of the Russian parliamentary elections, called upon all Muslims to display their ‘patriotism’ and fulfil their “religious obligation”. This was in the case where the Council for giving Fatwas in Russia webpage published the following: “The head of the Muslims in Russia reiterated in […]

Refugees don’t need the false promises of the world leaders!

According to the news published by UN News Centre, at the UN summit held on 19 September 2016, world leaders adopt bold plan to enhance protections for refugees and migrants. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Member States saying: “Today’s Summit represents a breakthrough in our collective efforts to address the challenges of human mobility.” He […]

The Plight of Refugees and the Persecution of Migrants Will Only Continue Under Secularism

On September 18, the UN General Assembly will bring together member states for the first ever Summit on Refugees and Migrants. An already-released draft declaration enshrining the outcomes promises a more coordinated, humane and responsive approach to people on the move. However, its lofty aims are contradicted by the practices of many of the states […]