By Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

A spine-chilling ninety-six hour hunt during the world’s most threatening terrain the place historical past collides with gunfire — will Mehrunisa get out of this one alive? One morning on her approach to paintings, Mehrunisa will get a choice that might switch her existence ceaselessly. the reality approximately her lacking father is at her fingertips — however it will take her at the so much determined chase of her lifetime. A chase that would pit her opposed to hardened jihadis plotting the deadliest terror assault on India, that would try her mettle opposed to history’s deep secrets and techniques, that would train her that the cost of love can suggest bloodied arms . . . the search for Kohinoor hurtles from icy Kashmir to snow-clad Hindukush, from the sinister corridors of an army health facility to the warrens of Peshawar, while the clock counts right down to the upcoming disaster.

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The unity and married calm of states Quite from th eir fixture! How could communities, Degrees in schools, and brotherhoods in cities, . The primogen ity and due of birth, Preroga tive of age, crowns, sceptres, laurels, But by degree, stand in authentic place ? Take but degree away, untune th at string, A nd, hark, what discord follows! . S HAKESPEARE, Troilus and Cressida, I, iii 2 SAC RE D AND SE C ULAR FO UNDATIONS O F KINGS H I P IN T H E PAST, one ruler stood at the summit of the social hierarchy.

For the true believer, access to the truth of God's word can be h a d only through the Qur'an and the SACRED AND SECULAR FOUNDATIONS OF KINGSHIP 41 sayings o f the prophet. Although these sou rces provide no gu idance concerning the successio n , the true faith and man's fate de pend abso­ lute ly on preserving Muhammad's prophetic c harisma by finding the one right line o f successio n . 34 This is the reason why an "objective" history o f the caliphate (caliph means lieutenant, com pan ion , or successor, at least originally) cannot be written .

What Irfan Shahid said of Southern Arabi a a p plies to Mecca as well : Theirs was a busi ness c u l t u re , and their ideal was materialistic , the acq uisi tion of wealth , w hich they relentlessly pursue d , a s the Carthagi nians did, with sim ilar results. The re ma i n s of their material cultu re are u n inspiring, more interesting archeologically t han artistically , lacking that signi ficant form whic h d i fferen tiates an artefact from a work of art. . B ut the very same isolation which possibly o perate d to their disadvantage i n the cultu ral s phere was their salvation politically .

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