Islam & ISIS – Offensive Jihad

Posted By on December 21, 2019


Hello and welcome! This video will be looking at offensive jihad. Not defensive jihad – no. The offensive type. One of the things that you will always hear from islamic apologists is that jihad was only defensive and never offensive. This is completely false. As we’ve seen already in the verses mentioned in the previous videos, but we also know that the history of islam, as written by muslims, shows us many examples of battles and raids that were purely offensive, 100%. The dozens of raids, I am aware of, were offensive. And some of the larger battles were too. In fact, the only battle that comes to mind which was defensive was the Battle of the Trench, which never really materialized into a battle anyway, as the Muslims dug a large trench around their city to prevent the Meccan pagans from entering. But even that came after many years of Muslims attacking the trade caravans of the Meccans and constantly being a significant nuisance to their trade. I will quickly provide at least two examples where the jihad was definitely not defensive. The Battle of Badr is probably the most well-known battle, that the Muslims were involved in, at the time of Muhamed. It was their first major battle with the pagans of Mecca. The Muslims had decided to raid a trade caravan belonging to the Meccans. And the Meccans heard news of the plans that the Muslims had and sent out an army to protect the caravan. Many muslims accept this and don’t deny it, but others who really just can’t come to admit that their prophet was starting these wars to steal and accumulate wealth have suggested that the Muslims were merely trying to get back what was stolen off them. Now, there is little evidence from within islamic sources, that the Meccans were actually stealing from the Muslims. But let’s read about the build up to this battle, briefly, in the main biography of Muhammad – otherwise known as the Sira. They said that when the apostle heard about Abu Sufyan coming from Syria, he summoned the muslims and said: “This is the Quraysh caravan containing their property. Go out to attack it, perhaps God will give it as a prey.” So the apologist excuses and explanations totally fail here. And it’s clear that this is offensive jihad – not defensive in any way. Let’s break it down: Firstly, Abu Sufyan is coming from Syria and going to Mecca – so the merchandise that he has cannot be that of the Muslims, as it has been just brought from Syria. Secondly, Muhammad states clearly that it is their property. He didn’t say that the Quraysh caravan was containing our property, when he was speaking to the Muslims. Thirdly, he clearly provides an instruction to go and attack it. Then he says they may get some war booty out of it. If you keep reading, you would see that the Muslims didn’t even expect Muhammad to go to war. And Abu Sufyan was anxious. So it’s really clear who is starting this war. Hint, hint – it’s not the anxious one. Well, maybe it’s the guy saying “Go out to attack it!” So the Muslims initiated the battle of Badr by trying to rob the Meccan pagans. How about the raid of Khaybar? When the apostle raided a people, he waited until the morning. If he heard a call to prayer, he held back. if he did not hear it, he attacked. I mean, just that sentence alone tells us he was targeting neighbouring towns and villages randomly. He waits outside to see if they do the call to prayer or not. If they don’t – it means they are not muslim and he attacks them, as the result. What kind of religion of peace is this? Is this meant to be defensive jihad? Really? Anyway, let’s just keep reading. We came to Khaybar by night and the apostle passed the night there and when morning came he did not hear the call to prayer, so he rode and we rode with him and I rode behind Abu Talha with my foot touching the apostle’s foot. We met the workers of Khaybar coming in the morning with their spades and baskets. When they saw the apostle and the army they cried “Muhammad with his force!” and turned tail and fled. The apostle said “Allah akbar! Khaybar is destroyed! when we arrive in a people’s square it is a bad morning for those who have been warned.” So he waits the night, doesn’t hear the call to prayer – that confirms they are not Muslims in this town – and therefore they had become fair game for him to attack. He is about to attack these poor people waking up and walking out with their spades and baskets, just trying to make a living. They see Muhammad’s army and they run for their lives. How can a Muslim apologist tell us jihad was only defensive when we have an abundance of stories like this. In order to try and prove their point, apologists will often repeat verses like these around to try and put the wool over your eyes. “There is no compulsion in religion”, “Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you but do not transgress limits for Allah loveth not transgressors.” But the problem with these verses is that they are widely believed to have been cancelled out by later verses within the Muslim concept of abrogation, which tries to explain all the contradictions by suggesting that the verses revealed later supersede the earlier ones if they contradict each other. We are told by the major exegetes of the Quran, that this verse has been abrogated by later verses, which command the killing of non-believers. We only need to look at how islam’s biggest scholars interpreted them. Here is what Imam Tabari reports for the infamous “There is no compulsion in religion” verse. “There is no compulsion in religion” means that the Arabs who had no (monotheist) religion were forced into religion by the sword, whereas the Jews, Christians and Magians (Zoroastrians) are not forced if they pay the jizya. So there is no compulsion for other monotheists to join Islam, if they are willing to pay the jizya tax. For the rest of the non-believers, the options are to join islam or be killed. The Quran contains a number of peaceful verses which were revealed when Islam was weak and tried to establish itself. The more violent and aggressive verses all came when the Muslims had grown in number and power. I think this verse sums this up pretty neatly. “And be not slack so as to cry for peace and you have the upper hand.” This verse clearly tells us, that Muslims should not be calling for peace, when they are in a position of strength. This explains why Islam began with peaceful verses, but then they all got cancelled out, when they were emboldened enough through strength. So much for this being the religion of peace: The Quran clearly states that you should not call for peace if you have the upper hand. Let’s look at more examples which glorify jihad. In this hadith, Muhammad makes it clear, that to kill people and be killed is the best thing a muslim can hope to do. “By the being in whose hand is Muhammad’s life, I love to fight in the way of Allah and be killed, to fight and again be killed and to fight again and be killed. In another hadith Muhammad says: “He who dies without having fought or having felt fighting against the infidels to be his duty will die guilty of a kind of hypocrisy.” So Muhammad labels those who do not fight as hypocrites. And the Quran threatens hypocrites with the worst type of torture in hell. Chapter 4, verse 145 reads: “Surely the hypocrites are in the lowest stage of the fire and you shall not find a helper for them” So now asides from the incentives of virgins in the afterlife if you die fighting for islam, you are now being told “If you don’t fight – you can be considered a hypocrite”. Whether the hadith refers only to Muhammad’s time or for all times is contested among classical muslim scholars. But we can certainly see how one can see it to be an eternal command. Especially with authentic hadiths like this one around: I heard the messenger of Allah say: “A group of people from my Ummah will continue to fight in defence of truth and remain triumphant until the Day of judgement.” There are plenty of verses in the Quran that command fighting. Many of you are familiar with them already, so I won’t go into too much detail here, but here is one example: “Fighting is enjoined on you and it is an object of dislike to you and it may be that you dislike a thing while it is good for you and it may be that you love a thing while it is evil for you and Allah knows, while you do not know.” This verse sums up the problem with religion, and Islam in particular, in a nutshell. It basically says “We have ordered you to fight, even though you you might not want to” And at the end of the verse it tells us “God knows and you don’t” So therefore we should never question his judgement and ask why. Just listen and obey. This is why it’s so difficult to reform and why it’s so easy for violence to breed within islam. It says it here. Allah knows and we don’t. So who are we to question? Who are we to change these commands or water them down? Another quick example: Chapter 61, verse 10: “O you who believe, shall I lead you to a merchandise which may deliver you from a painful chastisment? You shall believe in Allah and his messenger. and struggle hard in Allah’s way with your property and your lives that is better for you did you but know” The word used in Arabic for “struggle hard” in that verse is “tujahidouna – which is a variation of jihad. So those who do jihad with their lives and their properties – meaning their wealth – will avoid a painful torment in hell. One last verse: Chapter 2, verse 193: “And fight with them until there is no persecution and religion should be only for Allah, but if they desist, then there should be no hostility except against the oppressors Let’s read what this means. I mean, on paper it looks ok. It tells muslims to stop fighting if the other side give up, which is kind of common sense. But as always we have a clause. You can’t be hostile and aggressive against people if they are not fighting you, unless they are oppressors. Well, who is an oppressor? The commentary by Tabari on this verse says: With this verse god means: “If they stop,” that is – if they stop fighting, embrace your faith, and carry out what your faith requires and left the worshipping of idols, then you can stop fighting them and aggressing against them. This is because you cannot start conflict, only against the oppressors. And they are the polytheists. So we can see clearly here, that you must continue to fight until they become muslims and carry out all that Islam requires them to do – from prayers to fasting etc. This is also supported in the commentary of Ibn Kathir, where he says: “But if they cease let there be no transgression except against the wrong-doers” indicates that if they stop their shirk which means polytheism and fighting the believers, then cease warfare against them. “Shirk” is the Arabic word for polytheism. So a second major exegete of the Quran confirms that fighting should not stop unless they stop worshipping any gods beside Allah. So it’s clear fighting non-believers must continue forever. This is at least the case within Sunni Islam. Shia islam is generally in a more dormant and pacifist state, as they are waiting the emergence of the “Mahdi” (saviour) to lead the nation and make those decisions for them. So in conclusion: Fighting in the way of Allah, is not only tolerated it’s most definitely encouraged. A verse tells muslims not to call for peace if they are in a position of strength. Those who don’t fight are told that they are hypocrites. The Quran tells muslims fighting is good for them even if they don’t realise it. And many scholars have interpreted these verses as being a call for constant war until islam dominates the entire world. Stay tuned for the next episode where we will be looking at suicide bombings and until then: Thank you for watching! Please share these videos as much as you can! And I’ll see you soon. Goodbye!

Posted by Lewis Heart

This article has 100 comments

  1. Quran 2:216 is demanding that you put aside your humanity, that is the desire not to kill people, and fight for islam.

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  2. Islam is like a bully that continually pushed others around then plays the victim when finally called out on its bullying ways.

    Islam is like a brain cancer eating away at rational thought. it does everything it can do to scare people into not thinking about the inconsistencies of the religion.

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  3. All my friends always compare the brutality of the bible to the quran. I always tell them that christians at least have new testament which is not near to the things you are describing here.

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  4. maskedarab pbuh has unmasked this evil religion. So now what is the solution to islamic evil. How do we destroy islam? Is war the only option?

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  5. Have you done a video on the sexism of Islam? I have had contact with so many apologists who completely deny any sexism.

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  6. "However, in the cities of the nations the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, do not leave alive anything that breathes."

    – Deuteronomy 20:16

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  7. Still the Children's Crusade is an interesting story, the Pope thinks that if they send children to war the muslims wont attack tham due to they are about 8-12 years old… yes… half of tham killed other half bacame a slave… noce work pope… What does it has to do with the video? NOTHING! Than why did i make this comment? Well… idk…

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  8. what's ironic is that the muslims who claim islam is a peaceful religion are the same muslims who curse the jews and filthy infidels on every friday congregation.

    8:55
    "The worst of creatures in God's view are those who disbelieve. They have no faith."

    98:6
    "Those who disbelieve among the People of the Scripture, and the Polytheists, will be in the Fire of Hell, where they will abide forever. These are the worst of creatures."

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  9. @5:22: this was what I was trying to convey to people regarding Christianity: that it's not that it's somehow a more peaceful religion, only that during the time of when Christ supposedly lived, Christians did not have power, so that's why you get relatively peaceful passages. But the end message is the same: believe or die because if you don't believe you are going to hell anyways.

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  10. why cant the Quran be reformed like they did with the bible? they came out with the new testament.. didnt that help with the violence problem? jesus is a model for non-violence in the new testament.. why cant they just give mohammed a good rap? whats so difficult about this. all they have to do is edit out that one crappy verse and its golden.. I hope theres some sensible muslims out there who can make the push for this reform.

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  11. اله ؟ موجود كل عاقل وغير عاقل موقن بهاذا الشيء وإن كابر
    لكن ….
    القوانين ؟ التعاليم ؟ للعيش …
    جميع الديانات ..خطاء!!
    من يعلوا ع الجميع؟ الاسلام …
    اذا ان وجدت ما هو افضل من الاسلام ..اخبرني! وسأعتنقه:)

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  12. Brave man! I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your uploads.
    Keep up the good work, my friend.
    And stay SAFE…not that the 'religion of peace' will put a jihad out on your ass, or come for your head or anything… 😂

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  13. Abrogation: Allah pulling ideological u-turns while authoring a single book, because he's a perfect god and thought things through well in advance.

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  14. The only Arab man I respect is this guy right here! Just packages all my thoughts into one precise video! Thank you sir!

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  15. I have 1 question is the coran say that if a muslim takes an oath (or promise) to a non-believer he doesnt have to keep it?

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  16. Hi, I tried to add english subtitles to this video , so that people who don't speak english well can understand and also it will be easier for people to translate to their language. I hope it wil be accepted, so far it says status "Submitted". Also I think you should let people add subtitles for your other videos, like the video of 7 main reasons.

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  17. fucking video didn't show up in my sub box if I don't randomly check your channel I would have found your new upload

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  18. "No nation ever benefited from prolonged warfare." -Sun Tzu.

    Explains why Mohammed's empire broke up almost immediately after he died.

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  19. What I want to do is get a bunch of famous muslim apologists in a room and have them explain these videos. What possible excuses could they have?

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  20. Hey can you do a video exposing the truth about scientific claims in Quran for instance surah 51 Aya 47 about expanding universe

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  21. The Rashidun, or the Rightly Guided Caliphs all invaded foreign lands unprovoked. Syria, Northern Africa, Persia and Spain were all under Sharia law within 100 years after Muhammad's death. Anybody wants to claim these were all defensive wars??? These Caliphs had known Muhammad personally for years, so if any Muslim knows true Islam, it's them. Whenever I point these facts out to Muslims or other Islam defenders, the discussion stops. They have nothing and simply stop responding.
    9:28 till 9:33 of the Quran orders Muslims to subdue Christians and Jews in order to make money. This was right before Muhammad's death, so there they went.

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  22. The problem with the 'peaceful verses' of the Quran is not only that they have been abrogated, but also that at closer inspection, these verses do not convey a peaceful message at all. For example, 'Do not transgress limits (in warfare) from 2:190 is meaningless, if it is not defined what those limits are. Perhaps Allah's limit is the cutting off of the limbs of children? I know a lot of confused progressives will argue that the forbidding the torture of children is evidence of a peaceful religion, but it's not. Another example is the verse 5:32, which states that 'killing an innocent person is like killing the whole world'. Again, if the term 'innocent' is not defined, then it's meaningless. It basically says: you're not allowed to punish people if they're not guilty of something. We know that Muhammad and Allah considered apostates, gays, rebelious wives and disobeying people of the Book to be guilty. On top of that, 5:32 is not an instruction to all Muslims, but to the ancient Israelites, thus making it perfectly reasonable for many Muslims to ignore this verse completely anyway.
    Edit: I now realize that tMA makes pretty much the same point at the end of the video.

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  23. Thank you for your honesty. You're taking risks to educate us and I appreciate that.
    I, myself read the qu'ran but I can tell that you have a way deeper understanding of it and you explain it very well.

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  24. One of the many idiotic things about all religions, and especially the biggies like christianity and islam, is that if god is so freaking perfec,t why can't he pass his message(s) on to people clearly and concisely? Well, the answer obviously is, there IS no god, there is just man, and man made up god, and man makes up religions to control other men, deny freedom, and do whatever man wants (and literally man, since women are treated like crap in both christianity and islam if you take them even remotely literally or properly interpreted). The fact that you need MEN across time to interpret and figure out what god actually means, just makes the whole religion thing more from the mouth of man, and over time, religions have been bent and tweaked to suit whatever the man in power needs at the moment.

    Why more people can't use the brain they actually have, exert a little common sense, and figure out that god and religion are crocks of man made dookie are beyond me. It's an insult to humanity that so many people are willing to believe in utter nonsense rather than think.

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  25. Awesome videos btw. I'm sure there are lots of people who get their panties all bunched up due to not being able to handle truth – they'd rather believe lies and have faith in idiocy than actually think and/or deal with facts.

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  26. No compulsion in religion? Forcing someone to pay jizya is itself a form of compulsion. It is a form of extortion.

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  27. Christians and Jews live peacefully..

    Christians and Buddhas live peacefully together. .

    Jews and Buddha lives peacefully together.

    Jews and Muslims cannot live in peace because of Muslims attacks like cowards..

    Christians and Muslims- Cannot live in peace. Muslims kills innocent people and blowing themselves up..

    Buddhas and Muslims- Cannot live in peace either because Muslims starts killing..

    Point is, It's a fact that all religions can live together in peace except for Muslims. Where there's no Muslim there's peace, where there are Muslims then there's wars.

    Majority of Muslims move out of their Country like Yemen, Pakistan and others because they HATE their homeland. They hate the rules that are forced on them do they b move west…

    You all flee your countries and move to Europe somewhere, the United States of America, Australia, Germany and France including other great places of Freedom. ..

    Why in the F-ck do you all try to make sharia law into other countries that welcomed you all and gave support to get you out of ISIS attacks etc.,
    Don't come into my Country and bitch, moan and complain about our way of life. We eat PORK, We love sexy women in bikinis..You all hate your homeland and now love your new country but you all are trying to enforce (sharia laws) that made you flee your homeland..wtf?

    Just go about your lifr, get a job, pay taxes and ignore the ignorance doing stupid shit Killing people..

    There will never be a sharia law in America!!

    #Trump
    #BuildTheWall
    #BanISISMuslims
    #HillaryForPrison

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  28. When they say that jihad was used only defensively, I feel like nobody is defining defensive properly.

    I do my best to avoid religious texts, but due to them having such a specific view of what a true Muslim believer actually is, the term defensive jihad to me indicates the defense of Islam itself, not of specific human lives.

    Honestly Allah is just a nitpicky little baby.

    "Oh, I noticed this morning that some wording was off in your morning prayer that we just gave and walked you through last week.

    That threatens my culture's impossible morality. Thanks for trying neighbor but we're going to burn your village down.

    You know, because our God will cry in frustration and start throwing the good china if we don't shower him with praise every 5 minutes

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  29. Why do Muslims always use arabic words when talking about Islam? Especially when there is a suitable translation?

    It is a weird habit.

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  30. For a religious person the MOST important promise concerns
    the eternal life. "Heaven" in Christianity or Jenna (Gardens of Paradise) in Islam.
    A quick look at how one can GAIN it, ACCORDING TO ALLAH

    Koran 9 verse 111-112

    Yusuf Ali

    Allah hath purchased of the believers their persons and their goods; for theirs (in return) is the garden (of Paradise):

    they fight in His cause,

    and slay and are slain:

    a promise binding on Him in truth, through the Law,
    (OLD TESTAMENT, TO THE JEWS )

    the Gospel

    and the Qur'an: and who is more faithful to his covenant than Allah? then rejoice in the bargain which ye have concluded: that is the achievement supreme. =eoq=

    http://www.qtafsir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1588&Itemid=64#1

    QUOTE
    (They fight in Allah's cause, so they kill and are killed.) indicates that whether they were killed or they kill the enemy, or both, then Paradise will be theirs. The Two Sahihs recorded the Hadith, END QUOTE

    taken from:
    http://www.qtafsir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1587&Itemid=64
    Quran Tafsir Ibn Kathir

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  31. ". . . But they uttered blasphemy . . . if they repent, it will be best for them, but if they turn back, Allah will punish them." [Qur'an 9:47]

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  32. You are probably the only masked Arab I am glad to know about (yes, this is a joke. Don't get too triggered, SJWs). Thanks, for giving us the rundown from an (ex) insiders perspective. Probably more valuable than us western cunts who know, what the fuck they are talking about, but are being shut down just because we didn't read the shit in arabic.

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  33. dude i though the first battle was Uhud not Badre, you got to be careful on those terms those are the difference between hypocrisy and facts :v, and Muslims don't say that was their own and they got it back, they'll quite the prophet by saying that the war is a trick, and there is a different between fighting in war "kital"and struggle "jihad", and about be a Muslims and be killed is BS dude like the verse said and you clearly miss-quote "who do not believe"which include Christians/Jews/Atheist etc the non-Muslims to be general, and about 47:35 like you said those was time-lined orders to fight that's why it's not that much use in our time, and who do not fight in cus of Allah is a hypocrite is true but again this isn't Kital this is Jihad and it's not ISIS here is a good explanation for it:
    https://www.google.dz/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&ved=0ahUKEwi-tuLRl93OAhVDthoKHfw6BH8QFggcMAE&url=https%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FJihad&usg=AFQjCNHpEt7cnVL1NfW6tMQ5TOLIsxjRQA&sig2=_aCV1Ql3j5FrqriuC-YTUw&bvm=bv.130731782,d.bGs

    as you can see Jihad isn't with sword only it's a struggle against evil :c

    about 2.216: this Idea star at 2:208 try reading it from there :/

    about:61:10-11: any person who can see will konw that this verse talks about struggle"jihad"not holy war "Kital" and just to make Islam look bad he didn't include this verse 61:12 which is literally after that one

    about 2:193: or they can pay jizya already forgot about it huh

    all Muslims are waiting for mahdi not only shia

    and i love how in the end you see him wearing the symbol of resistance (Palestine)

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  34. "All good lies in the sword and under its shadow. People will not be straightened except through the sword, and swords are the key to Paradise"

    ( cit. Ja'far al-Sadiq, 6th shi'a imam )

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  35. i have a problem with this video series
    those people who realize that islam is a religion of violence and patriarchy and slavery and manyy other horrible things will just be confirmed in their opinion
    whereas the apologists and people who deliberately misunderstand and cherrypick the quran to pretend that islam is a religion of peace will just find more stupid excuses or dismiss the claims of this video as untrue
    so there is no real effect that this video series has on anyone
    the only thing i can think of is that interested people like me learn about islam

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  36. You know, I find it odd how you present your "evidences" in these videos. I don't know if you realize this, but neglecting to inform your viewers as to the reasons behind the initial raids and then imposing a post-hoc explanation that it had to do with religious motivations formed in a vacuum, is what we typically call "unreasonable".

    To be more formal, what you've committed here — like in the majority of your videos — is what we call in philosophy the "fallacy of suppressed evidence".

    Since you like to review sources (and Ibn Ishaq seems to be your 'go to'), I find it less than a coincidence that you completely ignored the fact that prior to these raids, Muhammad (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam) and his followers were genuinely persecuted for a decade or so — even to the point of death. Even when they all finally migrated, the Quraysh attempted to assassinate the Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wasallam) the night prior. And when they were unsuccessful, they sent letters to tribes around and within the Medinan community threatening them with war if they didn't kill or expel him. Further, when all the Muslims finally left, they had to leave their property behind, which was basically liquidated by their enemies.

    In other words, this wasn't just some random urge to attack "BECUZ INFUDELS!" — like you make it appear. Unfortunately, most of your audience are far too intellectually lazy to keep you in check and are merely appealing to confirmation bias.

    But thankfully for me, your videos provide a sufficient amount of material for debunking.

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  37. I once watched your videos when I was still a Muslim… I dismissed it as nonsense, and was very angry that you were defaming my religion. I watched them again when I was having doubts (I thought this series dismissed Islam having anything to do with terrorism) and somehow, I managed to watch all the way through. It changed my mind, and I thank +The Masked Arab for opening my mind and showing me the truth to how violent and radical Islam truly is.

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  38. At about 9:10 you mentioned that anyone who worships God's except Allah are a target but what about those who do not believe in one at all?
    Do they get skipped over or are they killed too due to ignorance?

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  39. Wow your pretty much isis they take the verses of quran face first value without understanding the historical context of it, I watched 3 minutes of it I knew what you were doing, I do accept islam has offensive jihad and islam has done caravan raiding but you know what the funny thing is, I am alright with what they did the qureish the amount of oppression they did on the muslims called it upon themselves but you being a person who says just like that without giving the reasoning would just blurt it out which is wrong. and people listen to you lool this is a gold mine for islamphobes though, keep up the good isis work my friend your no different from them who take the verses and meaning of everything as face value and do not understand the values of them or the meanings. islam has a fiq (ruling) for a reason it is because it is not a simple religion to understand and people like you trying to explain fiqq is the funniest thing, there have been people like abu hanfia .r.a who spent their whole life doing fiq and you think you can do it in a video with no understand nro knowledge hahahahah your a funny person!

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  40. 'you should not call for peace if you have the upper hand'? That has to be the most cowardly sentiment I've heard. So much for valor.

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  41. Refutation of Part 3 (Offensive or Defensive Jihad)

    Masked Arab claimed that Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) always waged offensive Jihad. Instead of quoting Qur’an which clearly proves that fighting was only allowed in defense, this guy ran straight to not even hadiths but rather Sira (biography) and that too without citing authentic chain of narrations and providing reference. We will come to definition of word Jihad later but let us first understand the facts mentioned in Qur’an that Muslims were told to fight against disbelievers only in defense.

    The first verses revealed about warfare in Qur’an clearly state:

    “TO THOSE AGAINST WHOM WAR IS MADE” permission is given (to fight), “BECAUSE THEY ARE WRONGED” and verily, Allah is most powerful for their aid. [22:39]

    Imam al-Qurtubi states:

    وهي أوّل آية نزلت في القتال

    Translation: This is the first verse revealed about fighting (war). [Tafsir al-Qurtubi, under 22:39]

    The very next verse says:

    “(THEY ARE) THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN EXPELLED FROM THEIR HOMES” in defiance of right,- (for no cause) except that they say, "our Lord is Allah". Did not Allah check one set of people by means of another, there would surely have been pulled down monasteries, churches, synagogues, and mosques, in which the name of Allah is commemorated in abundant measure. Allah will certainly aid those who aid his (cause);- for verily Allah is full of Strength, Exalted in Might, (able to enforce His Will). [22:40]

    These verses prove beyond any shadow of doubt that Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) did not take part in any wars for 13 years of his Meccan life in spite of constant oppression. He then along with his companions were expelled from their homeland Makkah. The Meccans even plotted to kill him but Ali (ra) the cousin of Prophet laid on his bed while the Prophet migrated with others.

    Even after migration the Meccans wanted to exterminate the new religious community. The Meccans waged the war of Badr on Prophet. Hence in a nutshell Islam only prescribed to fight back against those who initiated fight and had expelled Muslims from their homeland Makkah. Qur’an also states in this regard:

    Fight in the way of Allah “THOSE WHO FIGHT YOU BUT DO NOT TRANSGRESS” Indeed Allah does not like transgressors. [2:190]

    This verse again proves that fighting is only prescribed in defense. We have already explained meaning of transgression in refutation of part 2 i.e. it refers to not fighting non-combatants, not killing women and children, not destroying trees, infrastructure and so on.

    The Prophet (Peace be upon him) categorically forbids to “INITIATE WAR” It is stated in Sahih hadith authenticated by al-Haythami:

    Verily, the most tyrannical of people to God the Exalted is he who kills those who did not fight him [Majma uz Zawaid , Hadith # 11731]

    Qur’an states: And the servants of (Allah) Most Gracious are those "WHO WALK ON THE EARTH IN HUMILITY AND WHEN THE IGNORANT ADDRESS THEM, THEY SAY, PEACE!” [25:63]

    This verse categorically proves that Islam is a religion of peace which teaches us humility and not to fight even when provoked. The “ignorant” mentioned here refers to disbelievers (as they are ignorant of truth). In Tanwir al Miqbas “the ignorant” is interpreted as “the disbelievers and sinners”

    Qur’an states: “IF THE ENEMY INCLINES TO PEACE, THEN INCLINE TO IT ALSO” and rely upon Allah. Verily, it is He who is the Hearing, the Knowing. [Surah Al-Anfal 8:61]

    This verse yet again proves that Qur’an forbids to wage war if enemy inclines to peace. Hence when we are not in state of war then Islam forbids to wage war on disbelievers.

    Qur’an states: So if they remove themselves from you and do not fight you and offer you peace, then Allah has not made for you a cause for fighting against them. [Surah An-Nisa 4:90]

    So according to Qur’an there is no excuse to wage war if enemies do not fight us.

    Ammar bin Yassir (ra) narrates:

    وَقَالَ عَمَّارٌ ثَلَاثٌ مَنْ جَمَعَهُنَّ فَقَدْ جَمَعَ الْإِيمَانَ الْإِنْصَافُ مِنْ نَفْسِكَ وَبَذْلُ السَّلَامِ لِلْعَالَمِ وَالْإِنْفَاقُ مِنْ الْإِقْتَارِ

    Whoever has three qualities together will have gathered the faith: equity with yourself, “OFFERING PEACE TO THE WORLD” and spending from small amounts. [Sahih Bukhari, Hadith # 28, in chapter titles]

    This hadith categorically says “offering peace to the world” hence Islam is proven to be a peaceful religion for all mankind.
    Masked Arab quoted from Tafsir at-Tabri that verse “THERE IS NO COMPULSION IN RELIGION (2:256)” is abrogated and that the verse means that disbelievers are to be forced in religion whereas Jews/Christians are not forced if they pay Jizya.
    Now what this liar tried to hide from people is that the narration in Tafsir at-Tabri comes from Qatada who is a Mudallis (cheater) himself let alone his interpretation be accepted.

    Tafsir Ibn Kathir explains 2:256 as: (There is no compulsion in religion), meaning, "DO NOT FORCE ANYONE TO BECOME MUSLIMS" for Islam is plain and clear, and its proofs and evidence are plain and clear. Therefore, there is no need to force anyone to embrace Islam. Rather, whoever Allah directs to Islam, opens his heart for it and enlightens his mind, will embrace Islam with certainty. Whoever Allah blinds his heart and seals his hearing and sight, then he will not benefit from being forced to embrace Islam.''

    It was reported that the Ansar were the reason behind revealing this Ayah, “ALTHOUGH ITS INDICATION IS GENERAL IN MEANING” [Tafsir Ibn Kathir under 2:256]

    In Tanwir al Miqbas, Tafsir Ibn Abbas it states: (There is no compulsion in religion) “NO ONE FROM AMONG THE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK AND THE MAGIANS SHOULD BE COERCED TO BELIEVE” in the divine Oneness of Allah after the Arabs' embrace of Islam.

    Tafsir al-Jalalyn states: There is no compulsion “IN ENTERING THE RELIGION”

    Hence it is proven that the verse is general and interpretation of Qatada is false as he was a Mudalis (cheater).

    Masked Arab then quoted yet another verse about warfare and tried to make it general. Qur’an states:

    So do not falter and cry out for peace when ye (will be) the uppermost, and Allah is with you, and He will not grudge (the reward of) your actions. [47:35]

    Tafsir Ibn Kathir explains it as: (So do not lose heart) meaning, do not be weak concerning the enemies. (and beg for peace) meaning, compromise, peace, “AND ENDING THE FIGHTING BETWEEN YOU AND THE DISBELIEVERS WHILE YOU ARE IN A POSITION OF POWER” both in great numbers and preparations. Thus, Allah says, (So do not lose heart and beg for peace while you are superior.) meaning, in the condition of your superiority over your enemy… [Tafsir Ibn Kathir under 47:35]

    Hence this ignorant person is misusing a verse revealed about battleground and claiming that Islam teaches us not to ask for Peace generally.

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  42. If ISIS are muslims then why did they attacks the center of islam (Saudi arabia)?
    I am a muslim and I know Islam.Islam is derived from the word salam which means peace and we also use this word (Salam)
    as a Hello.So I am not trying to make your videos unlike but I am saying that these are the major mis understandings about Islam and muslims.

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  43. Wowwww.. Copy paste from an Islamic forum. Wow. The mental laziness.. the dishonesty…
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    Brother, I sent brother Bassam Zawadi your question. Below is his reply:

    (On the authority of Ibn Abi Hatim, Ibn Kathir has reported that just before the advent of Islam, war broke out between two tribes. Many men and women, free and slaves, belonging to both, were killed. Their case was still undecided when the Islam period set in and the two tribes entered the fold of Islam. Now that they were Muslim, they started talking about retaliation for those killed on each side. One of the tribes which was more powerful insisted that they would not agree on anything less than a free man for their slave and a man for their woman be killed from the other side.

    It was to refute this barbaric demand on their part that this verse was revealed. By saying 'free man for a free man, slave for a slave and female for a female' it is intended to negate their absurd demand that a free man for a salve and man for a woman should be killed in retaliation, even though he may not be the killer. The just law that Islam enforces was that the killer is the one who has to be killed in Qisas. If a woman is the killed why should an innocent man be killed in retaliation? Similar if the killer is a slave there is no sense retaliation against an innocent free man. This is an injustice which can never be tolerated in Islam.

    This verse meaning nothing but what has been stated earlier, and we repeat, that one who has killed will the one to be killed in Qisas. It is not permissible to kill an innocent man or someone free for a killer, woman or slave. Let us hasten to clarify that the verse does not mean that Qisa will not be taken from a man who kills a woman or from a free man who kills a slave. In the very beginning of the word كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الْقِصَاصُ فِي الْقَتْلَى "Qisas has been enjoined upon you in case of those murdered"(2:178) are clear proof of this universality of application. There are other verses where this aspect has been stated more explicitly, for instance in النَّفْسَ بِالنَّفْسِ "A life for life." (5:45)

    In short choice of words is related to the context of revelation. This is one of the those verses that are death-pills for hadith rejecters or those who try to underline the context of revelation.)

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  44. Usually I'm not an advocate of burning books, but just three videos in to the series I'm willing to change my mind.

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  45. The sad part is alot of the residents of khaibar were expelled from Medina not long before that Muhammad really gave them helll

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  46. lol man thugs or monarchs in Arabian peninsula and Saudi sitting on billions and use islamic crazy scholars to stay in power. If someone needs to know how these crazies stay in power, read the book on Jihad, https://muflihun.com/bukhari/52/41

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  47. Alhamdulilah I'm a Muslim, because the only people that talk about vile things are those against Islam, comment section for reference looool, interesting. Im not going to type refutations, Andalusian project videos are way more than enough. Are you really a truth seeker?

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  48. Hi, I noticed in your video description you said "Liberals" often don't know Islam teaches. Please stop making such generalisations about liberals as saying "Liberals" makes it seem like all Liberals don't know what the Quran teaches. I'm sorry but it really fucking annoys me when people make generalisations. I'm not pro Islam at all, I understand that there are SOME liberals out there who don't criticise Islam but you should say "Some" instead of just saying liberals as a whole cuz you make it sound like all liberals believe that. Saying just "Liberals" instead of "Some liberals" or "most liberals" you're not acknowledging the liberals who do criticise Islam. Before anyone gets angry at me, all I am asking is that you don't make generalisations about people. That's like me saying "Conservatives are racist" when that's not true at all. Just because some people in a group believe something, if doesn't mean you should say that group believes it because that is being dishonest.

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  49. Fantastic video MA my question is how can Islam be reformed by man when the koran is the pure eternal and perfectly preserved word of god? And islam is supposedly the gods final word? What are your thoughts? Thank you.

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  50. @9:05: I think shirk (شرك‎) actually more broadly means "blasphemy" in all of its forms, starting with equating or ascribing tangible qualities to Abraham's god.
    This also includes, as you discussed earlier, the building of monuments or perpetuating any physical evidence or even memory to anything that isn't Islamic, whether it be constructing museums or celebrating birthdays.

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  51. Allah is watching you may slander people but Allah will curse you a dancing flame guard's this area and worms and disease enjoy the taste of the Djinn as they devour your soul fake Arab

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  52. This video even makes it more clear that allowing this Islam to get a strong hold in any country is going to be a terrible mistake.

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