Leader in Group Seeking "Engagement" with Islamic Supremacism to Advise State Dept

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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"
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2009/02/119495.htm

February 23 and 24, 2009 - Various Media Reports
-- media reports believe Ross will be advising on Iran
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090224/pl_afp/usdiplomacygulfafghanistan_20090224154759
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090224/pl_nm/us_iran_usa_ross_2
http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090224/pl_politico/19224_1
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/4796355/Dennis-Ross-appointed-advisor-to-Hillary-Clinton-on-the-Gulf.html
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/130108
-- NYT says that Ross will report directly to Hillary Clinton
http://www.iht.com/articles/2009/02/24/america/24ross.php
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/24/washington/24ross.html
--- 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. "
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1235410696722&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

September 24, 2008 - U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Calls for Engagement with Muslim Brotherhood
http://www.unitedstatesaction.com/blog/imm-articles/engagement_with_mb.html
http://anti-jihad.org/blog/2008/09/engagement-with-mb/
--- U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Critical of U.S. Government's Stance on Hamas and Hezbollah
http://www.unitedstatesaction.com/blog/imm-articles/engagement_with_mb.html#engage1
--- U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project Calls for Engagement with Muslim Brotherhood
http://www.unitedstatesaction.com/blog/imm-articles/engagement_with_mb.html#engage_mb

Dennis Ross' role with U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project that calls for engagement with Muslim Brotherhood, change stance on Hamas and Hezbollah
http://www.usmuslimengagement.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=44#Ross
--- Dennis Ross previously with Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP)
http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/templateC11.php?CID=89&newActiveSubNav=Our+People&activeSubNavLink=templateC11.php?CID=89&newActiveNav=aboutUs
--- 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
http://www.usmuslimengagement.org/storage/usme/documents/Changing_Course_-_A_New_Direction_for_US_Relations_with_the_Muslim_World.pdf
Alternate link (in event report "disappears")::
http://www.unitedstatesaction.com/documents/Changing_Course_-_A_New_Direction_for_US_Relations_with_the_Muslim_World.pdf
-- Report's Executive Summary
http://www.usmuslimengagement.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Itemid=49
-- Full Report (PDF)
http://www.usmuslimengagement.org/storage/usme/documents/Changing_Course_-_A_New_Direction_for_US_Relations_with_the_Muslim_World.pdf
-- Endorsements of Report
http://www.usmuslimengagement.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=22&Itemid=51

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
http://www.sciencedev.net/Docs/OIC%2010%20year%20plan.htm
http://www.unitedstatesaction.com/blog/imm-articles/oic_10_year_plan.html 

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"
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Washington_Institute_for_Near_East_Policy