America’s quest for friendly regimes in the Muslim world

August 18, 2012
Taj Hashmi
America’s quest for friendly regimes in the Muslim world

“About ten days after 9/11, I went through the Pentagon …. and one of the generals called me in. He said, ‘We’ve made the decision we’re going to war with Iraq’ …. I said, ‘We’re going to war with Iraq?
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Towards understanding Islam in postcolonial world order — Part II

December 18, 2010
Taj Hashmi

Islamism is not a new factor in Sudan. In 1881 Muhammad ibn Abdallah proclaimed himself the Mahdi or Messiah and declared “jihad” against Ottoman rule. The Mahdi, and after him his son Sadiq al Mahdi, ran a theocratic Mahdi State (1883-1898) in northern Sudan.
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