Washington Feb 16: An Indian-American Muslim, Rashad Hussein, has been appointed as s special envoy to the organization of the Islamic conference, by the President Barack Obama.
The Islamic Conference is an organization of 57 nations, which calls itself the ‘collective voice of the Muslim world."
Hussein, who has been a deputy associate of White House Counsel, is a lower and also trusted member of White House staff.
Hussain completed his Bachelors degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Master’s degree in Public Administration and in Arabic & Islamic Studies from Harvard University, and his J.D. from Yale Law School. While pursuing J.D he worked as an editor of the Yale Law Journal. In his carrier, he has served as a trial attorney at the US Department of Justice, a law clerk on the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit before serving as a legislative assistant on the House Judiciary Committee, where he reviewed legislation such as the USA Patriot Act.