Kai Fürstenberg is contributor at the International Security Observer (ISO). Kai studied political science at Uppsala University, Sweden (Bachelor’s degree) and political science of South Asia and South Asian History at Heidelberg University (Magister Artium). He is currently pursuing a PhD in political science at the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg. Kai Fürstenberg is a research fellow at the South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF), Brussels and a former adviser to the Research Forum for Public Safety, Berlin. Additionally he is a founding member of the upcoming think tank Foundation for Applied Political Science of South Asia (APSA), in Heidelberg. He speaks German (native language) and English (fluent).