NAME: Dalia Mogahed
Aliases: None known
Location: Washington, D.C.
Education: University of Wisconsin; MBA, University of Pittsburgh
Occupation: Executive Director, Gallup Center for Muslim Studies
Suspicious and/or Hostile Activities:
- States “Islamophobia in America is very real”
- Asserts Islamic terrorism, an expression of “Muslim grievances,” and “concerns over injustice” that Bush administration “largely dismissed,” leaving “a vacuum exploited by the extremists.”
- Falsely equates sharia “values” with Constitutional rights and claims Muslim women experience gender equality under sharia
- Attended Doha, Feb. 2010 7th U.S.-Islamic World Conference with several MB officials including Kamal El-Helbawi, banned from U.S.
Current position: Appointed by Obama to 5-person Dialogue and Cooperation Task Force and to 25-person Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Ties to other groups/individuals: Publishes on website of MB spiritual leader Yusuf Qaradawi, banned in U.S. Tied through father Elsayed Mogahed to MAS president Souheil Ghannouchi; works with former MB Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) director Ahmed Younis
Connection to MB: Extensive
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