Franz-Stefan Gady is a senior fellow at the EastWest Institute, where he was a program associate and founding member of the Worldwide Cybersecurity Initiative.
Franz-Stefan’s principal task at the Institute is thought leadership where he spearheads a number of initiatives pertaining to national security and the future of war.
Franz-Stefan has helped facilitate talks between Afghan and Pakistan officials under the framework of the Abu Dhabi Process, consulted the U.S. and Indian National Security Councils, and advised defense ministries in Europe and the United States on national security issues.
He is an award-winning author of a number of monographs and book chapters on Asian and European security issues.
Franz-Stefan is also senior editor with The Diplomat. He has reported from a wide range of countries and conflict zones including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. His writing, analysis and photos have appeared in The International New York Times, BBC News, Foreign Affairs, PBS, Foreign Policy, The Christian Science Monitor, and Slate among other publications.
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