About Ryan Evans

Ryan is the Assistant Director of the Center for the National Interest. He is a Ph.D. Candidate at the King’s College London War Studies Department. He deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan from 2010 – 2011 as a Social Scientist on a U.S. Army Human Terrain Team that was OPCON/TACON to the British-led Task Force Helmand. He has worked as a research fellow at the Washington-based Center for National Policy and for the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence in London. He is a Fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society.


United States Assessment of the Downing of Flight MH17 and its Aftermath

United States Assessment of the Downing of Flight MH17 and its Aftermath

The following was posted to the website of the U.S. Embassy in Kiev. The statement says the U.S. intelligence community verified separatist conversations about the…

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Must-Read on WaPo's latest NSA story

Must-Read on WaPo’s latest NSA story

After you read the new NSA story in the Washington Post, read this polite assessment-bordering-on-rebuttal by Benjamin Wittes at Lawfare.  Two money excerpts: Of course incidental…

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