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Markaz Dawa al Irshad: Talibanisation of nuclear Pakistan

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by B.Raman

The 40-year-old Osman Bin Laden is the son of a Yemeni peasant who migrated to Saudi Arabia and became one of the richest construction magnates with assets worth US $ 5 billion of which , according to the "Time" magazine of May 6,1996, Osman Bin Laden personally controlled assets worth US $ 300 million.

Markaz Dawa al Irshad: Talibanisation of nuclear Pakistan (contd.)

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by B.Raman

Mandate and Governance

Paper No. 1008                                                 26/05/2004

Guest Column-By Moorthy Muthuswamy 

The general anti-incumbent nature of the recent election results and poor voting levels point to a lack of trust in leadership, and by extension, the democratic system. The majority of voters have yet to witness competent governing – defined by improving living standards and security -- with an India under an increasing onslaught by terrorists of fall hues.

CRESCENT CRISIS & IMPLICATIONS

Paper No. 1042                                                  02/07/2004

Guest Column-by Gaurang Bhatt

There is a seething cauldron of witches brew stretching from Saudi Arabia, Iraq to Afghanistan and Pakistan with no resolution in sight for the foreseeable future and with cataclysmic implications for the rest of the world. 

SECTARIAN IDENTITIES OF MUSLIMS:" a house divided”

Paper No. 1047                                                      05/07/2004

by R. Upadhyay

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD - A key to Communal politics in India

Paper No. 1072                                                             30/07/2004

by R.Upadhyay 

The term Muslim brotherhood, Islamic solidarity or pan-Islamism are all rooted to the Quranic concept of the word 'Umma', which originally meant community but later referred to  the followers of Prophet Mohammed. 

MUSLIMS AND INDIAN COMMUNISTS - Strange Allies?

Paper NO. 1107                                                                     01/09/2004

by R.Upadhyay 

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