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Page 54 - Muslim culture today is that most of the ruling elites of our societies have gone through a process of disassociation from their cultural roots. This has led to the dichotomisation of cultural perception, where the historic heritage — cultural, religious, spiritual — is identified with the past backwardness and poverty, while the image of "progress" in the future is borrowed from elsewhere, namely the West.
Page 71 - He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, in 1967 and a Master of Arts degree in Fnglish from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, in 1972.
Page 20 - Islamic prayer that must be performed in the direction of the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Page 71 - York and a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations from Salve Regina College in Newport, Rhode Island.