Waleed Ahmed writes on current affairs and politics for MuslimMatters. He focuses on issues relating to Muslim minorities, human rights, and the Middle-Eastern conflict. Based out of Montreal, he's currently pursuing graduate studies in fundamental physics at McGill University. In addition to his academic work, Waleed enjoys studying Arabic, French, and theology. He spends his spare time playing basketball, reading and praying for Jon Stewart to run in the next presidential election.