Politics means the taking care of the affairs of the Ummah internally and externally; it is performed by the State and the Ummah. The State takes care (of the Ummah’s affairs) practically, and the Ummah accounts the State (regarding its performance).
Political thought is of the highest types of thought. Political thought is concerned with taking care of the affairs of the Ummah. The highest level of political thought is that which is
related to man and the world from a particular point of view.