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Behnam T. Said


Dr. Behnam T. Said (1982) worked from 2008-2018 as an analyst for the local Hamburg intelligence service. Since February 2018 he is a group leader at the Hamburg Ministry of Justice, department for prison. He has a Ph.D. in jihadist nasheeds from the University of Jena. In 2014 Said published the first German book on the Islamic State, Islamischer Staat – IS-Miliz, al-Qaida und die deutschen Brigaden. In August 2018, his book on the history of al-Qaida was published in German,