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Daesh- An Existential Threat to Islam

Daesh- An Existential Threat to Islam

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) also called Daesh is a terrorist group in Iraq and Syria with deep ingress into other regions that include Middle East, North Africa, Europe, South and East Asia. In recent times, Daesh has emerged as a potential threat to the Islamic world since it targets Muslims. Daesh […]

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Terrorists fail to divide us

Terrorists fail to divide us

Terrorists are intolerant species, their tactics is to bomb and kill. The recent attacks on Churches in Lahore, in which, fifteen people were killed and around 75 injured have triggered hue and cry in the Christian community. Children and women were also among the victims. Christian community is extremely annoyed over the state machinery’s inability […]

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Education and Terrorism

Education and Terrorism

Education which is a basic human right has faced serious security threats in few countries like Pakistan. The terrorist’s ideological and conservative mindset has crossed limit to an extent that apart from imposition of Islamic Sunnah and Shariah in their areas of influence, they wanted to forbid acquisition of education to children and particularly girls […]

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Guest Lecture:Are there True Moderates among Political Islam: The Iran post-sanction developments, the Arab revolutions, and the stakes of the West in the Middle East

Guest Lecture:Are there True Moderates among Political Islam: The Iran post-sanction developments, the Arab revolutions, and the stakes of the West in the Middle East

  Guest Lecturer:  Hartmut Elsenhans, a German Professor at Area Study Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Date and venue:  April 15, 2014, IPRI Conference Hall Introduction Extremist political movements including Islamic political movements are irreversible and not a new phenomenon. It dates back to early 19th century when trends were open to fascism and to Christian […]

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Islam and State: Practice and Perceptions in Pakistan and the Contemporary Muslim World

Islam and State: Practice and Perceptions in Pakistan and the Contemporary Muslim World

Edited by Maqsudul Hasan Nuri, Col Muhammad Hanif (retd) and Muhammad Nawaz Khan, Published by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Asia Printers,Islamabad, 2012. Click here for book

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