Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser is the President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, a think tank and activist Muslim organization which provides a platform for an American Muslim movement to separate spiritual Islam from the political. He is also a former U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander and a respected physician currently in private practice specializing in internal medicine and nuclear cardiology.
Dr. Jasser has been active in a number of interfaith efforts in Arizona including founding the Children of Abraham, a Jewish-Muslim dialogue group . He also been an advisor on Islamic affairs to the U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands. The Center for Security Policy honored him as a “Defender of the Home Front”; the Phoenix office of the FBI presented him with the 2007 Director’s Community Leadership Award.
Dr. Jasser was recently featured in the films, The Third Jihad and Islam vs. Islamists. He is a regular columnist and contributing editor for FamilySecurityMatters.org and Hudson New York. He appears frequently on the Fox News Channel and CNN, and has been published in the National Review, Arizona Republic, Middle East Quarterly, Dallas Morning News, Washington Times, and Beliefnet.