The problem, some analysts say, is that hostility toward the United States may be clouding Pakistanis’ ability to discern their own best interests. In the conflagration over Hakimullah Mehsud’s death, Mr. Najam said, the government has failed to distinguish between opposition to drone strikes and to the removal of a homicidal, militant enemy.
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Again, Pakistani scholar and professor Fazlur Rahman Malik has used the term to describe the struggle to establish "a just moral-social order".
Whilst these definitions seem utterly innocuous, it has to be remembered that in the eyes of Islam - and thus its scholars - “righteous living” and “a just moral-social order” can only be found when living in a society ordered by Shari'ah Law (or, for the really picky, a given interpretation thereof) thus for non-Muslims perhaps these definitions are not quite so harmless as they might at first appear.