Ahmed Yousef is the senior adviser to the Palestinian prime minister, Ismail Haniya of Hamas. He is a former director of the United Association for Studies and Research (UASR), which was based out of Fairfax, Virginia. The UASR is aligned ideologically with terrorists and hosts terrorist-related radicals at its events. He was an editor of the Middle East Affairs Journal, and wrote the book The Zionist Fingerprint on the Post-September 11 World. In it, blaming the Jews for 9/11 terror attacks. 
U.S. Presidential Elections
As a Hamas representative during a May 10, 2008 interview with WABC radio, he began by complaining that "everybody tries to sound like he is a friend of Israel" when on the campaign trail, including Barack Obama. "We like Mr. Obama, and we hope that he will win the elections."