148 Fellows Gain an Expanded Understanding of Regional Issues in APOC 17-2

On June 23, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

One hundred and forty-eight U.S. and international Fellows completed the Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) 17-2 June 23 at the Daniel K Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. The five-day course included Fellows from Australia, Canada,  Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. The APOC is designed […]

Senior regional leaders complete transnational cooperation course at DKI APCSS

On May 31, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Thirty-two senior leaders from twenty-nine locations and two regional organizations participated in the Transnational Security Cooperation course (TSC 17-1) from May 21-26 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS). The course is offered twice a year to senior security practitioners from the whole-of-government and society at the vice-minister to ambassador […]

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 […]

Fellows complete Advanced Security Cooperation Course 17-1

On May 3, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

The Advanced Security Cooperation Course (ASC17-1) concluded today with 109 Fellows from 41 locations around the world. The flagship course for the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies began on March 30 and concluded May 3, 2017. The five-week ASC is an executive education program enabling mid-level military and civilian leaders to deepen […]

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 […]

DKI APCSS hosts Media Relations in Crisis and Conflict Dialogue in Myanmar

On April 4, 2017, in Alumni, College, Conference, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, in support of the U.S. Embassy Rangoon, hosted a Security Dialogue on “Media Relations in Crisis and Conflict” in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 30-31. According to Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd, DKI APCSS academic lead, “This dialogue was designed to provide Myanmar’s government officials with an […]

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 […]

Senior regional leaders complete transnational cooperation course at DKI APCSS

On November 21, 2016, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

High-level leaders from 29 locations and one regional organization were tasked with exploring solutions to transnational terrorist and humanitarian challenges as part of the Nov. 13 to 18 Transnational Security Cooperation course (TSC 16-2) at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS). Thirty-four security professionals took part in this senior executive […]

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