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.


War on the Rocks is Going Dry

War on the Rocks is Going Dry

After receiving a deluge of emails on the subject, War on the Rocks is – as of today – disassociating itself from alcohol.  It was…

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Stephen Tankel Joins DoD as a Policy Advisor in Asia-Pacific Security Affairs

Stephen Tankel Joins DoD as a Policy Advisor in Asia-Pacific Security Affairs

Congratulations to Stephen Tankel, a senior editor at War on the Rocks, who has taken leave from American University to work as an advisor in…

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General Dempsey’s Priorities

General Dempsey’s Priorities

In his assessment of the new Quadrennial Defense Review, General Martin E. Dempsey – the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – provides the…

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