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Mohamed Zeeshan

Mohamed Zeeshan

Mohamed Zeeshan is a policy analyst and Editor-in-Chief of the Freedom Gazette. He has previously served as a consultant to the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and to governments in the Middle East.

Mohamed Zeeshan is a policy analyst and Editor-in-Chief of the Freedom Gazette, a policy advocacy site based in India. He is a regular writer on international affairs and his key areas of interest are Indian foreign policy, international political economy and economic development. He has previously served as a consultant to the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York and advised governments in the Middle East on issues of economic reform and state-building. Zeeshan has previously written for The Diplomat, The National Interest, India Today and others, and currently writes regular columns on Indian and international politics for the Deccan Herald. He holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University where he also edited the Columbia Journal of International Affairs. Follow him on Twitter.
Posts by Mohamed Zeeshan
July 01, 2020

India’s Great Firewall Against China Could Backfire

By Mohamed Zeeshan
The ban of Chinese media apps could do little to harm China, but much to dilute India's free society.

June 02, 2020

India Should Go Global to Defend Against China

By Mohamed Zeeshan
To defend itself in the Himalayas, India should look away from its borders.
May 14, 2020

India’s Big Test at the World Health Organization

By Mohamed Zeeshan
India gets to lead the WHO’s Executive Board at a political charged time, presenting challenges and opportunities.

May 05, 2020

In Looking Beyond Its Lockdown, India Can Look to Its Past Public Health Successes

By Mohamed Zeeshan
India needs a long-term exit strategy to break out of its lockdown.

April 07, 2020

Can India Organize Post-COVID–19 Global Action?

By Mohamed Zeeshan
Does India have a post-pandemic template for global leadership in the 21st century?

March 02, 2020

Delhi Riots Turned Trump’s India Visit Counterproductive

By Mohamed Zeeshan
The outburst of communal violence in India’s capital overshadowed a major U.S.-India summit meeting.
February 18, 2020

India’s Grand Road to Nothingness in Kashmir

By Mohamed Zeeshan
The Modi government needs to find a way to reengage with Kashmiri civil society—before it’s too late.

February 03, 2020

Has Modi Given Up on South Asian Cooperation?

By Mohamed Zeeshan
Is India’s “neighborhood first” vision foundering?

January 16, 2020

Davinder Singh: A Test for India’s Security Services

By Mohamed Zeeshan
How will India’s security services handle the case of Davinder Singh?

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