As a US citizen and a practicing Muslim, Arif Humayun is a student of comparative religion – an interest he developed while living in Australia from 1989-92 – and has published two books on Islam. Islam: The Summit of Religious Evolution, published in 1992 and Islam and the US Constitution, published in September 2002 to coincide with the sad anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. He authored a White Paper on Radicalism among Muslims after the terrorist attacks in Mumbai in 2009.
Keenly interested in understanding the motivation that catalyzes radicalism among Muslims, particularly those living in the US and other democracies, Connivance by Silence highlights the politically-inspired interpretations of Islam that have crept in the Muslim discourse.
He manages a global intellectual property licensing business as an employee of a large multinational corporation. His frequent and extensive global travels bring a clearer perspective to this destructive phenomenon that afflicts the world.