The Outstanding Military Command of Prophet Muhammad PBUH and Role of His War Strategies & Tactics in The Success of Early Islamic Expeditions (Historical Analysis)

  • Sohail Akhtar Khattak Ghazi University
  • Naseem Akhter SBBWU, Peshawar
  • Yasir Munir Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering &Information Technology
Keywords: Prophet, Commandor, Military, Battles, Badr, Arab, Madina, Victorious


The history of the world has witnessed that the ladder of success in every field is considered to be a stepping stone to success. Whether it is peace or war, it requires a better plan. In this context, when the various descriptive aspects of Islam are closely observed after its publication, it is clear that the Prophet of Islam was a great fighter for his followers. While training, he not only introduced them to the art of war, but also trained them mentally and taught them to be steadfast in difficult times. Presenting himself as a role model in difficult times, he played a role in boosting the morale and enthusiasm of his troops. Steps taken without success played a key role in making Islam a great force with success. Due to his superior military strategy, he did not defeat large armies but laid the foundation of the golden principles of success. His steadfast victory in the battles of Badar and Hunain led to his victory. If you look at his life as a general, it is clear that he was the most respected military commander in the world who successfully completed new chapters of human values ​​in every war fought. Establishing an Islamic welfare state in Medina and defending it was not so easy because on the one hand the whole of Arabia was against it and on the other hand there were a few casualties. The survival of Islam would not have been possible without a definite defence and military policy. But the charisma of the Prophet's superior war strategy as commander-in-chief was that the Islamic State of Madina overpowered all the nearby powers with the new weapon of jihad, and all the credit for this success goes to the Prophet, as The general defeated his contemporaries and rivals and proved himself superior. The primary purpose of this paper is to elaborate on the factors which made him a successful Military commander as new steps toward prisoners of wars and as well as the policies of self-defence as advance attack policy against the enemies. In this context, the research article under review highlights and provides an overview of various aspects of the Holy Prophet’s military life and identifies the initiatives that helped against Quresh from Badar to Uohad, Ahzab not only but the powerful Jews of Khyber and the Roman Empire within few years of his Prophethood.       

Author Biographies

Sohail Akhtar Khattak, Ghazi University

Lecturer, Department of History, Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan

Naseem Akhter, SBBWU, Peshawar

Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies,  SBBWU, Peshawar

Yasir Munir, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering &Information Technology

Lecturar, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering &Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan 


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