Amy E. Kasper is an MSc. candidate with the University of Leiden’s International Relations and Diplomacy program and a recent intern with the Institute for Security and Global Affairs (ISGA). Prior to undertaking this study she managed international exchange programs at the World Affairs Council in Seattle in partnership with the U.S. Department of State. She completed her B.A. in International Studies at Taylor University in Indiana, where she focused on cross-cultural relations and religious conflict.