Abhijnan Rej is an independent New Delhi-based security analyst, researcher, and consultant. His professional interests span Indian foreign policy and Asian security. He was previously Senior Fellow in the Strategic Studies Program at the the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He has published in The Washington Quarterly, War Room, War on the Rocks, The Interpreter, The Diplomat, The National Interest (online), and Global Policy (online), along with more than twenty think-tank occasional papers, briefs, reports, and book chapters. He has also written for virtually all major Indian English-language media outlets. He has been quoted by the Economist, Reuters, Voice of America, CNBC, The Nation, and The Australian, among others.