Alija Izetbegovic

ALIJA IZETBEGOVIC was the founder and first president of the Democratic Action Party, the largest political party in Bosnia-Herzegovina. During the war years he served as president of the republic, 1992-1995, and again from May 1999 to October 2000. One of Europe's key Muslim thinkers, he is the author of Islamic Declaration, Islamic Renascence Programs, and Islam Between the East and the West.