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.


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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The “First War on Terrorism?”: Recommended Reading

The “First War on Terrorism?”: Recommended Reading

WOTR contributor Bill Rosenau of the CNA Corporation’s Center for Strategic Studies has an exciting new report on “the forgotten history of counterterrorism in the…

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Podcast: In Search of a Middle East Strategy

Podcast: In Search of a Middle East Strategy

Some of the sharpest minds on the Middle East in town sat down over drinks to tackle some of the most troublesome problems in the…

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Ryan Evans for FPRI: Turkey’s Shifting Strategic Culture

Ryan Evans for FPRI: Turkey’s Shifting Strategic Culture

When Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was recently sworn in as the President of the Republic of Turkey, the ceremony did not lack in symbolism, much of…

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