Matthias Kuntzel is a political scientist based in Hamburg, Germany. He is a research associate of the Vidal Sassoon International Centre for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His published works include Jihad and Jew-Hatred: Islamism, Nazism, and the Roots of 9/11 (2007). He is a member of the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin and the Advisory Board of United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) in New York.
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