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Yursil Kidwai
Since 2004, Yursil Kidwai has been writing about a variety of topics including history, sufism, technology and fitness.

Entries by Yursil Kidwai

Blasphemy and 'Sharia' Laws: Legitimizing Corruption and Cognitive Dissonance in Muslim Lands

(108) Comments | Posted January 12, 2011 | 3:56 PM

After the Ottoman Empire turned to the modern Turkish republic in 1922, Western powers used a variety of means to draw new maps and lines around lands that were administered previous through a uniquely Islamic understanding of government. The most similar Western approach to the Ottoman government might be understood...

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Germany Forgets: Islamic Values are Christian Values

(141) Comments | Posted October 21, 2010 | 2:14 PM

A recent survey in Germany shows that 13 percent of its citizens would welcome a Fuhrer, and 60 percent would restrict the practice of Islam. More than a third of Germans feel "overrun by foreigners".

In this political environment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a weekend meeting...

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Shrine Bombings Remind Us: Muslims are the Victims of Terrorism

(144) Comments | Posted October 11, 2010 | 12:41 PM

On October 7th, a bombing of a Sunni and Sufi saint's shrine in Karachi, Pakistan left 9 Muslims dead and 74 Muslims wounded, according to CNN. The bombing in Karachi occurred when the administrators of the shrine were distributing food to the poor. Thursday night is also considered holy...

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Times Square Bomber: Theological Confusion & Hypocrisy in Action

(62) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 12:10 PM

Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad entered the courtroom today with a mission of self-proselytization.

"If I am given 1,000 lives, I will sacrifice them all for the sake of Allah," said Shahzad." ... Decree whatever you desire to decree, for you can only decree regarding the life of this world,"...

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