Today's guest, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, has served as a US Navy physician, was hand selected to serve for two years as one of three attending physicians for the US Congress (including the US Supreme Court Justices), and has practiced medicine in Arizona.
The son of political refugees from Syria, Dr. Jasser also founded the American Islamic Forum for Democracy and can often be found testifying before Congress and speaking at conferences and on television about issues related to terrorism, Islam, and democracy.
He shares his story about growing up in middle America and how his paternal grandfather, in particular, helped foster his passion for political, social and cultural change. He discusses the concepts of passion, hard work, and how to channel a strong competitive spirit in positive directions. And listen to the very end of the discussion where he shares some fascinating thoughts about having a sense of humor.
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