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.


Announcing "Strategic Outpost"

Announcing “Strategic Outpost”

I am proud to announce the first regular, featured column at War on the Rocks. “Strategic Outpost,” by Lt. General David W. Barno, US Army (Ret.)…

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Weekend Reading: Hello 2015. See you later, 2014.

Weekend Reading: Hello 2015. See you later, 2014.

Dear Readers: Thanks for joining us for our 19th month in business and our second celebration of a new year. We’re going to introduce a…

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Sunday War Reading

Sunday War Reading

Because one edition wasn’t enough this week… “Stopping an Awakening in Iraq Before it Can Start,” – David Ignatius draws upon WOTR’s Craig Whiteside to…

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