Vol 21 No 1 (2019): Journal of Islamic Studies
Articles

Intelligence system of Holy Prophet (PBUH) an important military tool

Published January 22, 2020

Abstract

Intelligence system is considered to be one of the important tools used by military and civil secret agencies to defend and strengthen a nation. Intelligence system is thought to be one of the oldest studies of known history. Intelligence system consists of correct and accurate information, gathered after great struggle and facing difficulties. This department is related to both peace and war. Intelligence is a basis of formulating all military strategies and plans. The importance of Intelligence system both in day to day life and as a nation cannot be overemphasized. Intelligence system is thought to be one of the oldest studies of known history. Intelligence system consists of correct and accurate information, gathered after great struggle and facing difficulties. This department is related to both peace and war. Intelligence is a basis of formulating all military strategies and plans. The importance of Intelligence system both in day to day life and as a nation cannot be overemphasized. This article explains importance, need and role of ‘Intelligence system’ for a nation’s stability and Defence. Importance and need of Intelligence system has been thoroughly explained and discussed from Quran, Hadith and from examples from different Ghazwat. Different aspects of Intelligence system of Holy Prophet (PBUH) has also been briefly touched.