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New Civilisation
New Civilisation is an online political journal which provides a unique source of insight and critical analysis regarding the pressing political, economic and ideological issues of the time. Its motivation is to provide an authentic alternative to the standard analysis often found in mainstream outlets – opening a channel for advocates of alternative Islamic political models to present their critiques of other understandings and put forward their own opinions while allowing them to be discussed and challenged within an environment of informed and respectful discourse.
The London Central Mosque located in London, United Kingdom, and built in 1977
The London Central Mosque located in London, United Kingdom, and built in 1977


The British Government ‘Extremism’ Agenda – OpEd

By Adnan Khan On the 3rd December 2013, Jeremy Paxman began the BBC news affairs programme, Newsnight, by questioning whether society was beginning to display signs of a new strand of ‘McCarthyism’. He was, of course, referring to the saga involving Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing and the subsequent calls for him to be tried for treason. […]

Mehmed VI, the last Sultan of the Ottoman State, 1922
Mehmed VI, the last Sultan of the Ottoman State, 1922


The Ottoman Caliphate And Its European Legacy – Analysis

By Muhammad Jilani The Caliphate system has left its mark on history, but contrary to a basic view of history, the Caliphate did not just leave one mark but several. It was able to adapt to different cultures and people and moved from one seat of power to another. The Ummayad Caliphs, for example, were […]

U.S. soldiers prepare a round for a fire support mission using an M119 105mm howitzer on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
U.S. soldiers prepare a round for a fire support mission using an M119 105mm howitzer on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper


The Reasons Behind America’s Withdrawal From Afghanistan – OpEd

By Abid Mustafa Recently, there has been a lot of coverage about America’s planned exit from Afghanistan, which is scheduled to take place at the end of 2014. Hence, it would be good to review whether America has changed its strategic vision for Afghanistan or is the withdrawal purely a tactical move. If it is […]