NATIONAL SECURITY:THE ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE By Mohammed Danjuma Manga
SECURITY LIES ON THE LEADER
Whether you agree with me or not i can say, security of any state or nation lies in the hands of the leader. The more trustworthy and sincere the leader is, the more he is trusted by his citizens. And the more trust they have in him, the less they intend to hurt him and the state. More
One of the distinctive characteristics of the present times we live in is the overwhelming presence of violence in our societies. Whether it is bomb blasts going off in a market place or the kidnapping of innocent school children of the political class and of ordinary citizens or great politicians themselves or innocent people are held at ransom by some unemployed violent group to achieve some ends.
In fact we live in an age, so close to the barbaric pre- civilised Arabian Peninsula where the manipulation and loss of innocent lives has become common place.