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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).

COLUMNISTS
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).

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

Global economy: Time to pay the piper

Sunday, 30 December 2018

On the decennial of the financial meltdown of 2008-09, global economy remains in a febrile state. ...

The determinist discourse: How science moved away from humanism

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Although proponents of modern science and political thought might not concede it, but they have been ...

Identity politics and the threat to individualism

Monday, 29 October 2018

One of the sterling concepts of liberalism that helped usher in the modern age of scientific ...

Why militant fundamentalism is post-modern, not orthodox

Friday, 28 September 2018

It might seem ironic but religious fundamentalism is quite a modern, sui generis phenomenon. As its ...

The dangers of apocalyptic discourse

Friday, 31 August 2018

The state of wakeful consciousness eventually culminates into the state of sleep and dreams.It is ...

The decline of economic theory and rise of collaborative commerce

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Economic news from around the world has been largely grim for over a decade. After the 2008 ...

Transhumanism: Politics of hybridizing humans with robots

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

For several centuries, political movements have emanated from nationalist or religious convictions, ...

Artificial Intelligence and the future of work

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction; it is already stealing our jobs and ...

Napoleon’s bad French to Trump’s candid talk: Paradigm shift in communication?

Monday, 30 April 2018

There was a time when speech was considered the foremost expression of creativity. To classical ...

US president gains popularity: Do policies trump the person?

Saturday, 31 March 2018

It is often hazardous to argue against conventional wisdom, particularly when there are strong ...

Is China winning ‘quantum race’ against the US?

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Although science often appears hostile to the irrational and the fantastic, it paradoxically ...

Western liberalism in crisis: The need for introspection

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

From being Fukuyama’s celebrated ‘end of history’ in 1989 to facing its most ...

Right-wing extremism: Is the West catching the Middle East flu?

Monday, 20 November 2017

Extremism is a polarizing force that strives to manifest its professed demons in order to legitimize ...

Referendums: The dangers of direct democracy

Monday, 23 October 2017

“Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention: have ever been found ...

ANALYSIS: How ‘superpower’ China entered Palestine-Israel peace fray

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

For a long time China shied away from it, but it seems to be slowly easing into the role of an ...

From Gandhi to ISIS, political branding is all about transcending the obvious

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

A picture may speak a thousand words, but a single political image – like the mythical beauty ...

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