A historian’s view of the west, politics, the war and unity

By Kalim Siddiqui. (Crescent International, 16-31 January, 1987. Reprinted in Issues in the Islamic movement, Vol. 7, 1986-87 (1405-06), pp. 139-143.) Whenever there is a world ‘crisis’ involving Iran, the volume of my mail increases significantly. Brothers and sisters from many parts of the world ring up asking to be reassured that Iran was not…

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Editorial: Bringing taqwa into journalism (Six years of Crescent International)

(Editorial, Crescent International, 16-30 September, 1986. Reprinted in Issues in the Islamic movement, Vol. 7, 1986-87 (1405-06), pp. 49-51. This editorial was written by Dr Kalim Siddiqui.) Last month the Crescent International slipped quietly into the seventh year of publication in its present role. The last six years have passed in only one pursuit: that of survival….

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Colonialism still reigns supreme (Crescent Int.)

Editorial in Crescent International (September 1-15, 1986) on the MI World Seminar on ‘Muslim political thought during the colonial period’. Reprinted in Issues in the Islamic movement, Vol. 7, 1986-87 (1405-06), pp. 35-37. This editorial was not written by Dr Kalim Siddiqui. How do you bury something that is still alive? This question was neither…

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Resolutions of the MI Seminar on Muslim political thought under colonialism (1986)

The following are the Consensus and Resolutions approved at the Muslim Institute World Seminar on ‘Muslim political thought during the colonial period’ held in London from 3-6 August, 1986. They were published in Crescent International, 1-15 September, 1986, and reprinted in Issues in the Islamic movement, Vol. 7, 1986-87 (1405-06), pp. 40-42. Conclusions and recommendations…

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Seminar examines the impact of nationalism on the Ummah (Crescent Int.)

Report on the Muslim Institute World Seminar on the ‘Impact of Nationalism on the Ummah’ published in Crescent International, 1-15 September, 1985. It was also published in Issues in the Islamic movement vol. 7 1985-86 (1405-06), pp. 68-76. Writer unknown. More than three hundred Islamic scholars, writers, journalists and academics attended the Muslim Institute’s annual…

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Consensus and resolutions of the Muslim Institute World Seminar on nationalism (1985)

The following are the Consensus and Resolutions approved at the Muslim Institute World Seminar on ‘The Impact of Nationalism on the Ummah’ held in London from 31 July – 3 August, 1985. They were published in Crescent International, 16-31 August, 1985, and reprinted in Issues in the Islamic movement, Vol. 6, 1985-86 (1405-06), pp. 49-51….

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