Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Muslim-American Activist Abuzaakuk Retires

Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Muslim-American Activist Abuzaakuk Retires

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THE CENTER FOR the Study of Islam and Democracy in Washington, DC held a retirement party on Feb. 20 at their offices for Aly Abuzaakuk in recognition of his contributions to CSID as its director and to his Islamic work in the United States for the past 35 years. CSID president and founder Radwan A. Masmoudi welcomed guests and described the career of the new retiree.

Born and raised in Libya, Aly Ramadan Abuzaakuk received a bachelor's degree from Cairo University in Journalism in 1968, a master's degree in Communications from Stanford University, and another in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies from the University of Michigan. From 1987 to 1994, he served as director of publications at the International Institute of Islamic Thought in Herndon, Virginia. From 1994 to 1998 he worked as the director of Amanah Publishing House in Beltsville, Maryland, and later served as the executive director of the American Muslim Council until 2002.

During his career he served as a U.S. …

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