Turkey’s TV series, Ertugrul has taken much of the Muslim world as well as parts of the non-Muslim world by storm. It is a gripping docu-drama spanning hundreds of episodes but the Arabian potentates are not amused. They have got their court ulama to issue fatwas against it. How pathetic can they get when vulgar Bollywood and Hollywood movies are not banned.
Islam’s core values and principles make it immune to co-optation. While the unipolar world is collapsing, other power centers are emerging to take its place. Islam will play a significant role in this.
This article was first published in Mehr News, Tehran on October 14, 2015. Because of its importance, we are reproducing it here now. The author quotes extensively from the speeches of the Rahbar, Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei, highlighting some very important concepts for Islamic governance. All those striving for peace and justice in the world will find this article extremely useful and informative.