Ash Jain

Atlantic Council


Ash Jain is a senior fellow with the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, where he oversees the Atlantic Council's Democratic Order Initiative and D-10 Strategy Forum.

He previously served as a member of the secretary of state's policy planning staff, focusing on US alliances and partnerships, international norms, and challenges to the democratic order—including those posed by Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea.

Featured Work

JAN 15, 2021 Podcast

The Doorstep: Reviving Democracy & Re-establishing Alliances, with the Atlantic Council's Ash Jain

A few days remain until the Biden/Harris administration comes to Washington. Will the Trump administration's 11th hour power moves hamper the new team? Or ...

Meeting of G7 leaders at the White House, August 2019. <br>CREDIT: <a href="">Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead/Public Domain</a>.

OCT 15, 2020 Podcast

The Democratic Community: A Path for U.S. Engagement? with Ash Jain

Polling data suggests that the American public is not in favor of isolationism, but wants to adjust the terms of U.S. engagement. In this ...

Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and ally nation defense leaders at the NATO headquarters in 2017. CREDIT: <a href=>U.S. Secretary of Defense (CC)</a>

MAY 24, 2019 Podcast

Rebuilding the Narrative: Recreating the Rationale for U.S. Leadership, with Ash Jain

There is skepticism about the core values of U.S. policy from both sides, says Ash Jain of the Atlantic Council, and the international order ...