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The Gallup Center recently surveyed more than 90% of the global Muslim community about their opinions on a variety of topics, ranging from democracy to Islam to radicalism to women's rights. With nearly 40 Muslim countries represented, it is the largest and most in-depth study of its kind. One surprising finding: when asked what they admired most and least about the West, both Muslims and Westerners (who were also surveyed) gave the exact same answer. The findings have been published in a new book, Who Speaks For Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think. Today we talk to Dalia Mogahed, executive director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies and co-author of the book, who will break it all down for us.