Ryan Ashley

Ryan Ashley is an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force with operational experience across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer with the Air Force Special Operations School teaching courses on Southeast Asian and Japanese politics, culture, and security. He is also a PhD Student at the University of Texas’ LBJ School of Public Affairs, focusing on Southeast Asia’s security relations with Japan. His opinions are his own and do not reflect the official views of the United States government or the Department of Defense.