The lexicon used by mainstream IR to research the Muslim world is limited to the issue of Jihad (holy war) and the presumed tripartite division of the world into dar al-harb
(abode of war), dar al-Islam (abode of Islam) and dar al-Sulh (abode of temporary peace), which is limiting in itself by drawing on the western binaries of a world oscillating between conditions of war (anarchy and state of nature as operative forces) and peace.
Unlike Islamists, the Hizmet does not divide the world into two -- dar al-harb
and dar al-Islam -- but sees it as a single entity which is dar al-Hizmet, meaning that Muslims can and actually must reside peacefully everywhere in the world and continually serve human kind by being good people and by investing their money, time, energy and endeavor into education, dialogue, media, publication, medicine and philanthropy.
Other recent titles in Inspire include "Tips for our brothers in the United States of America," "Targeting Dar al-Harb
populations," "The convoy of martyrs: Rise up and board with us" and "Qualities of an urban assassin.
As previously stated, one obvious interpretation of these statements is that Bakri and his associates are tacitly, if not explicitly, endorsing violence in the UK by declaring that Great Britain is dar al-harb
In the article, titled 'The Ruling on Dispossessing the Disbelievers' Wealth in Dar Al-Harb
,' he deals with the issue by ruling that Western countries are considered Dar Al-Harb
The two most important are Dar Al-Islam (house of Islam) where a Muslim ruler is present and the shari'a is upheld, and Dar Al-Harb
(house of war).
On the other side is the dar al-Harb
, literally "the realm of war," those countries ruled by Christians, Jews, Hindus and moderate Muslims who oppose them and therefore are "enemies of God.
He knows that his intense reaction against the terrorist threat is out of proportion to the amount of death and destruction thus far, but he argues lucidly that it's entirely proportional to the vileness of the acts and to the future harm intended for Dar al-Harb
Cragg also has a message for Muslims, which addresses the notion--deep-rooted in the history of Islamic thought--that the world is divided into Dar al-Islam (the Abode of Islam, where Muslims and Islam prevail) and Dar al-Harb
(the Abode of War, against which jihad is licit and standard).
Meanwhile, unbelievers in unconquered countries were said to be living in the Dar al-Harb
, the House of War, a phrase indicating that one day they too would be obliged by force of arms to choose between death, conversion, and dhimmitude.
Los musulmanes, al partir de la division entre dar al-salam y dar al-harb
, conciben la fragmentacion del espacio de una forma ontologica, no estan ligados fisica ni animicamente a los territorios conquistados, no aspiran a someterlos apoyandose en el desplazamiento y asentamiento de grandes grupos humanos, sino en virtud de la difusion de la fe musulmana, en teoria, y de la imposicion de una nueva fiscalidad, en la practica.
THE term Dar al-Harb
, as advanced by Dr Al-Sibai, means "land of war" and describes those who live in lands not yet subject to Islamic shari'a law.