Leader in Group Seeking "Engagement" with Islamic Supremacism to Advise
Sources and Related Documents:
February 23, 2009 - U.S. State Department: Dennis Ross named "Special Advisor
to the Secretary of State for The Gulf and Southwest Asia"
-- State Department Press Release
-- Dennis Ross to support on "political-military challenges that flow from the area and have an impact outside of the Gulf and Southwest Asia"
February 23 and 24, 2009 - Various Media Reports
-- media reports believe Ross will be advising on Iran
-- NYT says that Ross will report directly to Hillary Clinton
--- Jerusalem Post: during campaign Ross called for "Rallying the international community to tighten sanctions and then offering incentives to have the Islamic Republic stand down from its suspected nuclear weapons program. "
September 24, 2008 - U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Calls for Engagement with Muslim Brotherhood
--- U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Critical of U.S. Government's Stance on Hamas and Hezbollah
--- U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Calls for Engagement with Muslim Brotherhood
Dennis Ross' role with U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project that calls for engagement with Muslim Brotherhood, change stance on Hamas and Hezbollah
--- Dennis Ross previously with Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP)
--- Dennis Ross in July 2008 announced that he was going to be a foreign policy advisor for Barack Obama campaign - "one of Obama's top advisers on the Mideast"
U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Report: Changing Course: A New Direction for
U.S. Relations with the Muslim World
Alternate link (in event report "disappears")::
-- Report's Executive Summary
-- Full Report (PDF)
-- Endorsements of Report
OIC Summit: Ten-Year Program of Action to Meet the Challenges Facing the
Muslim Ummah in the 21st Century -- Makkah al Mukarramah - Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia -- 5-6 dhul qa'dah 1426 h 7-8 December 2005
Washington Institute for Near East Policy
"WINEP's founding director, Martin Indyk, had previously been research director of AIPAC which, then as now, focuses much of its efforts on Congress"