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| News for August 01, 2020
- Ambassador M. Osman Siddique Announces the Release of his Memoir, Leaps of Faith: An Immigrantâ€™s Odyssey of Struggle, Success, and Service to His Country. Foreword by President Bill Clinton.
When he was appointed ambassador to Fiji, M. Osman Siddique imagined waving the U.S. flag with one hand while holding a piÃ±a colada in the other. How could he have known the dream job would land him in the middle of a paramilitary coup? Itâ€™s just one more enthralling chapter in the remarkable life of a Bangladeshi immigrant who came to the United States to find the American dream. And find it, he did. First as a hugely successful entrepreneur, and then as Americaâ€™s first serving Muslim ambassador. Through it all, he gained an appreciation for the U.S. unique to those who come to the country from elsewhere, an appreciation for the freedoms established by the Founding Fathers and guaranteed by the Constitution
â€"â€œThe miracle of America.â€
- Leaps of Faith