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Lieutenant Colonel Joseph C. Myers, the Senior Army Advisor to the Air Command and Staff College at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, has published in Parameters a superb review of Pakistani Brigadier S. K. Malik’s The Quranic Concept of War, which I discussed at some length in my book Onward Muslim Soldiers.

The universalism of Islam, in its all-embracing creed, is imposed on the believers as a continuous process of warfare, psychological and political, if not strictly military. . . . The Jihad, accordingly, may be stated as a doctrine of a permanent state of war, not continuous fighting.” — Majid Khadduri . . . ”

This is an extremely important text if you are to understand jihad, holy war and Islam.

Brig. Gen. Malik’s Quranic Concept of War