RAMALLAH, March 1 (JMCC) - Rashad Hussain, President Obama's new special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, was an avid high school debater in Plano, Tex., where he grew up.
His debate partner and best friend was a classmate named Josh Goldberg, meaning that at the end of many tournaments, the judge would announce Goldberg-Hussain as the cultural odd couple who had won the argument. People got a kick out of it, Hussain said in a recent interview. We joked that one day we would have the solution to the peace process. The two remain close friends.Read
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