In his new book,Dr. Maidul Islam summarises the history and goals of Islamism on the Indian subcontinent and discusses the ideological underpinnings of Jamaat-e Islami movement of India and Bangladesh. Raising questions about the limits of Islamism and its role as a substitute for the current political system, Maidul Islam brings a nuanced and detailed account of its prospects as an ideological and practical competitor to Western models of society.
Ever wondered what an inclusive global political community would look like? Alochonaa.com editor, Samuel Glen, offers a perspective on the ethical viability of cosmopolitanism that adequately provides for cultural diversity on a global scale.
Maajid Nawaz’s ‘Drunken Night of Temptation’ and The Implications for Islamic Reform Agenda in the UK
The leader of an Islamic reform movement in Britain, Maajid Nawaz, was recently filmed at a strip club. Dr. Ahmedullah argues that an innocuous event in itself, Maajid’s brand has nevertheless been damaged and so too has the broader Islamic reform movement in the UK.
‘The interface between religion and politics’, an Indian perspective by Ms. Eman Ali, NALSAR law student, and G20 Interfaith Young Scholar.
In this piece, John Kofas analyses the evolution of the ‘New World Order’ since its proclamation 25 years ago.
Is the Middle East on the verge of falling into a catastrophic regional conflict? Martin Zapfe thinks so. As he sees it, there’s more than just the stability of the region at stake – the very concept of the nation-state is at risk in the Arab world.