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Making Friendship With Non Believers

In broader sense, there are two type people in this world, the believers and the non believers. They can be further categorised into many other categories as per the human understanding and differences. The believers and non believers have been in war since the very beginning. Believers are the men of Allah. While the disbelievers are the rest of the people, those who do not worship Him and those who makes partners with Him.



Believers and un believers can not be friends. It is because of the fundamental difference between their religious preferences. But it does not make them enemies either. Yet, there are some non believers who would not miss any chance to harm believers or muslims. Since the very beginning, it has been seen that kuffars plan and plot against muslims. They do so because they are friends of satan. Satan influence them to go against the commandments of Allah swt.  Allah swt say in Quran;

[3:28] Let not the believers take the disbelievers as Auliyâ (supporters, helpers, etc.) instead of the believers, and whoever does that will never be helped by Allâh in any way, except if you indeed fear a danger from them. And Allâh warns you against Himself (His Punishment), and to Allâh is the final return.
Looking around, one can find that today, the exact opposite of this command of Allah swt is going on. Muslims are killing each other with the help of non muslims. Muslims are helping non muslims to fulfil their evil interests in the muslim world. Since afghan invasion,  muslim persecution at the hands of non muslims and muslims is on ever high scale. This verse does not mean that non muslims should be out casted, it means that when muslims look towards the non muslims ( just like what is happening today), satan gets a chance to infiltrate. And this is the point from where the weakness of a muslim society starts.

History has proven it many times, that whenever muslims preferred kuffars over their brethren, they were lost and they were defeated. The kuwait iraq war is one such proof of recent times. This war was fought with the help of America, which infiltrated in the muslim societies and exploited their resources. The afghan soviet and Afghan America war is again a proof of muslims supporting the non muslims. In these two wars, both times, Muslims were indirectly used to protect the non muslim interests. The America Iraq war is again the proof that non believers will never be friends with Muslims. In another verse, Allah swt say;
O you who believe! Take not for friends disbelievers instead of believers. Do you wish to offer Allah a manifest proof against yourselves! (4:144)
This verse again warns us that doing such a thing would be a crime written on our part. The proofs are before our eyes. In another verse, Allah swt say;
O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as friends, they are but friends of each other. And whoever befriends them, then surely, he is one of them. (5:51)
What a clear truth is this. The case of Palestine is an open proof for us. Jews illegally snatched the land from Palestinians and America and the UN are helping them despite the fact that Jews are wrong in their false claims.  What should be done in this case is told us by Allah swt in the following verse;
And those who disbelieve are allies of one another, (and) if you do not behave the same, there will be Fitnah and oppression on the earth, and a great mischief and corruption. (8:73)
So, just like the non believers, the muslims should also be friends with each other. They should not show their weaknesses to the kuffar who always look for the chance to corrupt the muslim societies. Prophet Muhammad pbuh also left us with this valuable advice;

Bukhari, Volume 9, Book 83, Number 7:

Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar:
The Prophet said, "After me (i.e. after my death), do not become disbelievers, by striking (cutting) the necks of one another.
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