Islamic Thought In the Modern Era of the Islamic Awakening: Dissemination of Islamic research and studies al-Mustaqeem Publications
“The bonds of Islam will be broken one by one. Every time a bond is undone, the people will cling to the bond that follows. The first of these bonds is rulership (khilaafa) and the last is the prayer (salah).” Reported by Ahmad and Tabarani. Al-Hakim stated that the chain is authentic.