David L. Edwards

David L. Edwards is a Plans and Policy Analyst at the Defense Language and National Security Education Office within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.  In this capacity, he authors, drafts, reviews, and analyzes language, regional, and cultural policies and strategies.  He previously served as a foreign language and culture analyst in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs).

Asian support for ISIL will largely be based in Southeast Asia, which possesses the largest Muslim population in the region and will manifest through Asian nationals traveling to the Middle East.