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April 2008

The Madinah Document

The Prophet’s Basis for Justice This issue of The Shield coincides with the second month of the Islamic calendar Rabi-ul-Awwal. This was the month of both the birth and death of the mercy to mankind, our beloved Rasulullah (saw). It was also during this month that the Holy Prophet (saw) migrated from Makkah to Yathrib […]

Illusions of Victory

Invasion of Iraq George W. Bush spewed out his self-delusional spin on the eve of the five year anniversary of the Iraq invasion declaring he had no regrets and it “was the right decision, and this is a fight that America can and must win.” However, public opinion polls placed his popularity at an all […]

America’s Systems of Social Diseases

“Verily, this is My way, leading straight: follow it: follow not (other) paths: they will scatter you about from His (great) path: thus doth He command you. that ye may be righteous” (TMQ 6:153) Failed marriages, broken homes, abused and gone astray children, drug and alcohol addiction, high incarceration rates, and endless racial hostilities are […]

World News

German Minister Calls on EU Press to Publish Mohammed Cartoon German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble stated that more European newspapers should publish the incendiary cartoons about Prophet Mohammed (saw) in defense of freedom of speech. He said, “All European newpapers should print the caricatures with the explanation, ‘We also think they’re pathetic, but the use […]

National News

1 in 4 Teens has STD in America In a largescale national study released today by the U.S. CDC, researchers found that one in four teens has a sexually transmitted disease (STD). The study was an analysis of nationally representative records on girls ages 14 to 19 who participated in a 2003-04 government health survey. […]