Crescent International Vol. 43, No. 5

Newsmagazine of the Islamic movement

Zafar Bangash, Afeef Khan, Muhammad H. al-'Asi

Ramadan, 1435 2014-07


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Developing Just Leadership

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Ramadan 03, 1435

Main Stories

The world has a new poster boy in al-Baghdadi. Some naive Muslims will be taken in by his brandishing a kalishnakov instead of the sword but it is important to look deeper. Emotional outbursts are no substitute for clear analysis and understanding.

Developing Just Leadership

Eric Walberg

Ramadan 03, 1435

Main Stories

Afghanistan and Iraq offer salutary lessons in America’s nation-building enterprise. Both countries are worse off today than they were before the Americans invaded.

Developing Just Leadership

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 03, 1435

Editorials

Every year, al-Quds rallies are held worldwide on the last Friday of Ramadan. They are important because they remind the Muslims as well as non-Muslims that the first qibla of Muslims remains under alien occupation. Its liberation is the responsibility of every Muslim.

Developing Just Leadership

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 03, 1435

Editorials

Iran is about to start a fresh round of talks with Western powers. What are the prospects of finalizing a deal? It will depend on how far Western powers are able to adopt a realistic attitude toward Iran’s peaceful nuclear program rather than living with illusions.

Developing Just Leadership

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 03, 1435

Opinion

With the bursting of the takfiri group, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) on the scene and their declaration of the Khilafah, it is important to understand this phenomenon through the Seerah of the noble Messenger (saws).

Developing Just Leadership

Abu Dharr

Ramadan 03, 1435

Opinion

Examining the Saudi policy of setting the Salafis and Ikhwanis at each others' throats at a time when foreign powers have their fangs embedded deeply into the flesh of the Ummah.

Developing Just Leadership

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 03, 1435

News & Analysis

The Saudis may have created a monster that is likely to bite them as well. Should the ISIS invade Saudi Arabia, it will be a fight of a lifetime. Muslims will have a ringside view of a blood-curdling duel between ideological twins.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Mehmet Arsalan

Ramadan 03, 1435

News & Analysis

Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan’s policies are unraveling one by one with the latest blow delivered by the ISIS terrorists that have kidnapped Turkish diplomats and civilians in Mosul. Will he learn from the debacle?

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Ayesha Alam

Ramadan 03, 1435

News & Analysis

Hundreds of thousands of tribesmen from Pakistan’s North Waziristan region have been displaced as a result of a massive bombing campaign by the army. Most refugees, however, have refused to go to camps set up by the government. Their plight is really grim.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Eva Bartlett

Ramadan 03, 1435

News & Analysis

The predominantly Armenian town of Kassab in Syria has been liberated from the clutches of the takfiris but not before the terrorists had perpetrated horrible crimes against the town’s population.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 03, 1435

Islamic Movement

Masjid al-Aqsa has a rich history. It is intimately linked with Prophetic history, not of one but numerous prophets. It was first built by the Prophet Ibrahim (as) years after he built the Ka‘aba with his first son Ismail (as). Muslims have always been its true custodians despite illegal Zionist encroachments

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Tahir Mahmoud

Ramadan 03, 1435

Special Reports

Five years after promising to shut down the torture camp at the illegally-occupied Cuban island of Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), it remains open. In fact, there are plans to expand the gulag. The American regime acts as an outlaw.

Developing Just Leadership

Maksud Djavadov

Ramadan 03, 1435

Special Reports

Neither the West nor Russia is able to achieve their objectives in Ukraine resulting in a stalemate but greater suffering for the people.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Ayesha Alam

Ramadan 03, 1435

Special Reports

Mahmoud Abbas, the US-zionist puppet in Palestine has little choice but to carry out the orders given to him by masters. While claiming to be ‘president’ of Palestine, he betrays his own people.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Editor

Jumada' al-Akhirah 01, 1435

Editor's Desk

Parliamentary elections were held in Libya on June 25 but few people bothered to cast ballot. They had more weighty things on their mind: the growing security problem, lack of food and fuel and total chaos that has gripped the country since the US-Nato alliance “liberated” it from the clutches of Colonel Qaddafi.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Name withheld upon request

Ramadan 03, 1435

Letters To The Editor

General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, after declaring himself president through a farcical election in which less than 10 percent of the people bothered to vote, has intensified the reign of terror against enemies—real and perceived. The ever-pliant judges are with him.

Developing Just Leadership

Ilyas Khan Baloch

Ramadan 03, 1435

Letters To The Editor

Decentralization of power is the only solution to the many problems facing Pakistan, says organizer of the Islamic Democratic Party in Pakistan Ilyas Khan Baloch.

Developing Just Leadership

Askia Wejd

Ramadan 03, 1435

Letters To The Editor

The Syrian people have shown that they reject the takfiri terrorists and all foreign interference in their country.

Developing Just Leadership

Tahir Ali Syed

Ramadan 03, 1435

Letters To The Editor

It has become a lot easier to buy politicians in the US, not that it was ever difficult. It is complete inaccurate to call America a democracy; it is a government of oligarchs.

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