Adil Rasheed

Adil Rasheed

Dr. Adil Rasheed is Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence and Strategic Analyses (IDSA) based in New Delhi since August 2016. For over 20 years, he has been a journalist, researcher, political commentator for various international think tanks and media organizations, both in the United Arab Emirates and India. He was Senior Research Fellow at the United Services Institution of India (USI) for two years from 2014 to 2016, where he still holds the honorary title of Distinguished Fellow. He has also worked at the Abu Dhabi-based think tank The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) for eight years (2006-14).

Global economy: Time to pay the piper

On the decennial of the financial meltdown of 2008-09, global economy remains in a febrile state. After throwing the proverbial kitchen sink at the crisis for over a decade, the selfsame bad debts and......

The determinist discourse: How science moved away from humanism

Although proponents of modern science and political thought might not concede it, but they have been taken aback by the growing influence and radicalization of pseudo-religious and illiberal......

Identity politics and the threat to individualism

One of the sterling concepts of liberalism that helped usher in the modern age of scientific progress and socio-political change is individualism.According to this concept, the rights and needs of an......

Why militant fundamentalism is post-modern, not orthodox

It might seem ironic but religious fundamentalism is quite a modern, sui generis phenomenon. As its quest for truth is driven more by casuistry than spirituality, it strives to confute the orthodox......

The dangers of apocalyptic discourse

The state of wakeful consciousness eventually culminates into the state of sleep and dreams.It is the unity of opposites, a premise of non-duality posited by Heraclitus, wherein the identity of a......

The decline of economic theory and rise of collaborative commerce

Economic news from around the world has been largely grim for over a decade. After the 2008 financial crisis, GDP growth rates have been slowing around the world, even as unemployment figures remain......

Transhumanism: Politics of hybridizing humans with robots

For several centuries, political movements have emanated from nationalist or religious convictions, socio-political and economic theories or even environmental concerns. However, issues of science and......

Artificial Intelligence and the future of work

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction; it is already stealing our jobs and depressing the wage growth.The dreaded “technological singularity”, when machine......