Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'Caliphate''
Towards Liberty for Syria
Ali Harfouch Towards Liberty for Syria: An Alternative Charter “…and say: surely, this is my path…” A political actor is free if he is able to determine his own trajectory in expression of a divine [...]
Ghannushi’s Political Paradoxes: the Islamic Secular?
Dr. Abdul Wahid In early March 2012, Rashid al-Ghannushi—the well-known thinker and leader of Ennahda, the political party that fared best in Tunisia’s recent elections—addressed a small audience from Tunisia’s elite at the Centre for the [...]
Whither the Nation-States?
Sharique Naeem The Law of a land governs the relationship of individuals within that Society; therefore, the law is central to any society as it is the yardstick for decisions. In the west, the secular law [...]
The Arab spring to Caliphate – Echoes of a medieval polemic
Hasnet Lais The Arab Spring, dubbed ‘a grotesque verbal distortion of the great Arab/Muslim awakening’ by The Independent’s Robert Fisk, has undergone a paradigm shift in the Egyptian context. The recent victory of the Muslim Brotherhood [...]
PTI and Imran Khan: Swimming in the polluted waters of Pakistan politics
Dr. Abdul Wahid Imran Khan’s political career has, at least, proved one thing: good intentions, lofty rhetoric and apparent selfless motives alone do not amount to plan to savePakistan. Indeed, these qualities may be about to [...]
The Caliphate in the Dutch media: The resistance against Dutch colonialism in Indonesia – Part 3
The Dutch plans against resistance: “Stop the Caliphate” The Dutch newspapers from the period 1850 – 1930 also made clear what plans the Dutch made in order to deal with the unrests in Indonesia and to [...]