(Memoir Book, Chapters Titles, Draft)

“WADIHAJ”: COMING TO AMERICA FROM MY MUSLIM VILLAGE

PART ONE: VILLAGE YEARS

PART TWO: TRAVELS, EAST AND WEST

PART THREE: AMERICAN YEARS

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THE VILLAGE YEARS

1. CIVILIZATIONS: Pharaonic Civilization. Christian Civilization. Islamic Civilization.

2. TRIBES: Kababish, Father’s Tribe. Bidairiya, Mother’s Tribe. Nubians. Falaleeh. Slave-Decedents. Gypsies.

3. FAMILY: Father, Village Shaman. Grandmother, Family Matriarch.

4. VILLAGE: “Khalwa” (Madrasa). Sufism. Culture. Other Villagers.

5. POLITICS: British Rule. Egyptian Rule. Nationalism and Independence. City Westernization. Sufism in Sudan.

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PART TWO: TRAVELS, EAST AND WEST

1.VISITING MUSLIMS:

Indonesia: Dutch Colonialism. Somalia: Italian Colonialism. The Gulf: Portuguese Colonialism. Algeria: French Colonialism. Ethiopia: Islam vs. Christianity. Nigeria: Islam vs. Christianity. Uganda: Islam vs. Christianity. Kenya: Islam vs. Christianity. India: Islam vs. Hinduism. South Korea: Islam vs. Buddhism. Pakistan: Strong Islam. Iran: Westernized Islam. Saudi Arabia: Birthplace of Islam.

2.VISITING EUROPE:

Russia vs. Islam. Poland vs. Islam. Hungary vs. Islam. Austria: Muslims Rule. Bulgaria: Muslims Rule. Greece: Muslims Rule. Turkey: Ottoman Empire. Italy: Reckoning Somalia. Portugal: Reckoning the Gulf. Spain: Reckoning Andalusia. Britain: Reckoning Sudan. France: Reckoning Algeria. Belgium: Reckoning Congo. Holland: Reckoning Indonesia. Germany: Reckoning Africa. Scandinavia: Reckoning Islam. Caribbean Cruises: The West Playground. Latin America: “The Other West”.

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PART THREE: THE AMERICAN YEARS

1980’S: EXCITEMENT: Covering America. Covering Arabs. Covering Muslims. Technology and Freedom. Four American Friends.

1990’s: PROBLEMS: Stay or Return? Identity. Culture. Family. Stress and Anxiety.

2000’s: 9/11 ATTACKS: Global Terrorism. Domestic Terrorism. Study of Religions Return to the Quran.

2010’s: PRIDE AND ARROGANCE: White House Jihad. Corrupt Politicians. Despicable Journalists. Neo-Racism. Immigrants, The “Meek”. Women: Nudity. Crimes and Drugs. Moralism.

2020’s: RETURN TO SUFISM. FAMILY-UPDATE. DEATH.

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Mellow Muslim

Mohammad Ali Salih. Journalist. Since 1980, Washington. For Saudi newspapers. Since 2008, White House often vigil: “What Is Islam?” and “What Is Terrorism?”