Managing South China Sea Disputes Through Ways That Are Both Practical and Rules-Based

On June 27, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Odom, by APCSS Editor

Commander Jonathan G. Odom, a military professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, has a new OpEd published by The Diplomat, entitled “Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough.” In this editorial, Commander Odom considers a number of ideas about the South China Sea disputes, and […]

Ensuring Freedom of the Seas for the next U.S. Administration – Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom

On January 17, 2017, in College, Faculty, Odom, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

Commander Jonathan G. Odom, a military professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, has a new OpEd published by The National Interest entitled “How Trump Can Make America Navigate Again: How can the next administration ensure freedom of the seas?” In this editorial, Odom provides six concrete steps the new U.S. presidential […]

Commentary: South China Sea and Freedom of Navigation – Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom

On March 10, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Odom, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

In his latest commentary for The Diplomat, Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom looks at the freedom of navigation “myth.” Entitled “South China Sea and Freedom of Navigation: Taking a closer look at the freedom of navigation ‘myth’,” Odom uses TV’s “Mythbusters” methodology to identify universal standards and correct four fallacies about the South China Sea and […]

OpEd: FONOPs to Preserve the Right of Innocent Passage? – Cmdr. Jonathan Odom

On February 25, 2016, in College, Faculty, Odom, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

U. S. Navy Cmdr. Jonathan Odom has a new OpEd in The Diplomat entitled: “FONOPs to Preserve the Right of Innocent Passage?   Despite popular misconception, that is hardly ‘Mission Impossible.’” In the OpEd, Odom looks at the U.S. Freedom of Navigation (FON) program and reviews other recent commentaries on the subject especially in relation to […]

New South China Sea Lighthouses: Legal Futility and Strategic Risk – Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom

On November 30, 2015, in College, External Publications, Faculty, KNankivell, Odom, Research, by APCSS Editor

“New South China Sea Lighthouses: Legal Futility and Strategic Risk” is a new article written by Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom and Prof. Kerry Lynn Nankivell for The Diplomat. The article focuses on International law and how it can be viewed as “either a tool or a weapon, depending on how it’s wielded.”   The authors provide […]

DKI APCSS professor paper on airspace defense published by international law review

On October 19, 2015, in College, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Independent Faculty Articles, Odom, by APCSS Editor

Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom was recently published in the October issue of Revue Belge De Droit International (Belgian Review of International Law), volume 2014/1 is now online.   His article on “A `Rules-Based Approach’ to Airspace Defense: A U.S. Perspective on the International Law of the Sea and Airspace, Air Defense Measures, and the Freedom of […]

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