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Nation-Building in post-conflict zones

Henry Kissinger concedes in his recent work, World Order, that a primary weakness of the Westphalian system is its value-neutrality, conscious moral agnosticism in favour of procedural claims on territorial integrity, sovereignty of states and non-interference in domestic affairs among states. Consequently, it gives no sense of direction and is incapable of generating legitimacy........................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

Tengku Ahmad Hazri

Tengku Ahmad Hazri is a Research Fellowat IAIS Malaysia.

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Hikmah

The best among Muslims are those who are best in character.

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Compassion is the beginning of being; without it everything is chaos - M. Fethullah Gulen

Humour Without Malice

This is a real incident from Trinidad. Seeing the success of a halal meat grocery store owner, a neighboring meat store owner with a different faith decides to introduce halal meat in his own store. He puts up a huge sign on his shop saying "Halal Meat, Found Here". Curious, some Muslims decide to find out how the meat was halal. When the owner was asked where he gets the halal meat from, he says that he slaughters the animal by himself. Surprised, the Muslism ask, and what do you say when you slaughter. He says, "I say 'Halal' and cut the animal".

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