About Ryan Evans

Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief of War on the Rocks. He is a Ph.D. student at the King’s College London War Studies Department. Evans works part-time as a research analyst for the Center for Strategic Studies at the Center for Naval Analyses. 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 assistant director at the Center for the National Interest, 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 Happy Hour at ISA in New Orleans

War on the Rocks Happy Hour at ISA in New Orleans

If you are going to this week’s International Studies Association convention in New Orleans, please drop by our happy hour! We will be discussing our new…

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The Schoolhouse: Remaking Education in International Affairs

The Schoolhouse: Remaking Education in International Affairs

America’s higher education system, and in particular, its advanced graduate training, have long been the envy of the world. Richly endowed and highly respected, universities…

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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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