Mousa Abu Marzook
a HAMAS Political Leader
Mousa Abu Marzook was fired in January 2011 from his position in Syria as the Deputy Political Bureau Chief of HAMAS. He is suspected of planning and coordinating attacks in Israel. He was born in 1951 in the Gaza Strip. He studied engineering in Cairo. He pursued a PhD in engineering in the USA until 1992 during which time he created an extensive network in the USA to support HAMAS activities. He was on the board of directors for the Islamic Association of Palestine. He provided initial funding to help start the Holy Land Foundation. In 2002, a Dallas Grand Jury indicted him for conspiring to violate U.S. laws regarding terrorist funding.