Who is Hassan Abbasi?

After Clifford May, Amir Taheri has dubbed him “the Kissinger of Islam” in a The Telegraph article, and also quoted an anonymous European diplomat in capital saying “to homeland’s new ruling elite, Abbasi is the big strategic brain”. In 2004, Michael Ledeen claimed that he serves as “theoretician” in the office of Supreme Leader of homeland with a special responsibility for North American affairs.