Alumni Perspectives: The Development of Japan Special Operations Command’s Capability: 21st Century Samurai Diplomats

On May 24, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

“The Development of Japan Special Operations Command’s Capability: 21st Century Samurai Diplomats” is a new Alumni Perspectives from former DKI APCSS intern Ryota Akiba. In his paper, Akiba discusses the gap in Japan’s self-defense program for responding to international terrorist actions and how establishing and maintaining Special Operating Forces could potentially fill that gap. According […]

Alumni Perspectives: Mutual Independence

On April 26, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

Alumnus U.S. Marine Corps Captain Jason Condi has written a research paper on “Mutual Independence: Countering Exclusive Nationalism Through the ASEAN Way.”  This paper is now available as part of our “Alumni Perspectives” publications. In his paper, Condi explores exclusive nationalism and how ASEAN could potentially serve as a counterbalance to help maintain peace and […]

Alumni Perspectives: Post-Arbitration Diplomatic Engagement and Negotiated Agreement Between Philippines and China

On April 13, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, by APCSS Editor

An alumna of DKI APCSS’ Advanced Security Cooperation course (2012-1), Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase, DPA, has written a research paper on “Diplomatic Engagement and Negotiated Agreement Between Philippines and China: A Constructive-Realist Approach in Post-Arbitration.”  This paper is now available as part of our “Alumni Perspectives” publications. In her paper, she illustrates the interplay of multiple […]

Censorship Regime and Democratic Movement: A Case Study of Hong Kong 2014 Occupying Central Movement and Chinese Internet Censorship

On April 10, 2017, in Alumni Perspectives, Courses, by APCSS Editor

How the Chinese government strategically employs media censorship to guide the public opinion for regime stability is the topic of a paper by Jackie (Siu-Hei) Wong, an intern at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The paper uses the case study of the 2014 Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong and how […]

Decisions That Bind: The Role of Reputation Costs in Territorial Disputes

On January 31, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

Reputation costs and how they impact settlements for territorial deputes is the topic of a paper written by Hyunki Kim, a former intern at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The paper, based on her master’s thesis, uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the influence of reputation costs on binding […]

Alumni Perspectives: Freedom of the Press in Vietnam and Laos

On November 22, 2016, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

How do the expanding economic opportunities in communist countries impact freedom of the press? Tjipta Lesmana, an alumnus of the Transnational Security Cooperation (TSC16-1) course and professor at Universitas Pelita Hatrapan in Indonesia, recently researched the topic of “Freedom of the Press in Vietnam and Laos: Fred Siebert’s Communist Media Theory Re-examined.”  His research is […]

Alumni Perspectives: Effective Strategic Communication in Countering Radicalism in Indonesia

On January 25, 2016, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, Courses, by APCSS Editor

While attending DKI APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper, or policy brief. DKI APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. “Effective Strategic Communication in Countering Radicalism in Indonesia,” is a paper by a graduate […]

Alumni Perspectives: Empowerment of Smaller Powers in South Asian Security Cooperation

On January 8, 2016, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, by PAO

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper, or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. “Empowerment of Smaller Powers in South Asian Security Cooperation,” is a paper by a graduate of […]

Alumni Perspectives: Cost-effective Maritime Security Cooperation Against Piracy in the Somali Region

On September 22, 2015, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. “Cost-effective Maritime Security Cooperation Against Piracy in the Somali Region,” is a paper by a recent […]

Alumni Perspective: Engagement of Malaysia and Indonesia on Counterinsurgency in the South of Thailand

On August 12, 2015, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. “Engagement of Malaysia and Indonesia on Counterinsurgency in the South of Thailand,” is a paper by […]

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