North Korea, a Country Study by James M. Minnich, Col. U. S. Army

On November 14, 2017, in College, Courses, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Minnich, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

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OpEd: Tracking Malaysia’s Force Build-up in the South China Sea

On October 18, 2017, in College, Faculty, Independent Faculty Articles, Opinions/Editorials, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alex Vuving has a new opinion piece entitled “Tracking Malaysia’s Force Build-up in the South China Sea,” on cogitASIA, a blog of the CSIS Asia Program. Here’s an excerpt from that article: The declining trend in Malaysia’s defense outlay was halted in 2013. That year, Malaysia was shocked when China staged a naval exercise […]

OpEd: China and India: The Roots of Hostility

On September 12, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Malik, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Mohan Malik has a new opinion piece entitled “China and India: The Roots of Hostility” by The Diplomat. His article looks at roots of conflict between China and India, which, he states, pre-dates Beijing’s recent acquisition of economic and military power and have deepened in recent years. Malik states: “An understanding of Chinese perceptions […]

North Korea Policy: Changed Regime

On August 30, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Minnich, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

“North Korea Policy: Changed Regime” is the latest article published by Military Review by DKI APCSS associate dean and senior military professor Col. James M. Minnich, U.S. Army. According to Minnich, “The denuclearization of North Korea has been a failed policy objective of the United States and South Korea for twenty-five years. Missteps, hubris, and […]

New paper on women’s role in disaster management and its implications for national security

Why women in Asia-Pacific countries are more susceptible to disaster impacts?  This topic is explored in a new paper by DKI APCSS professor Jessica Ear on “Women’s Role in Disaster Management and Implications for National Security.” Her paper examines societal roles that create greater susceptibility to disaster impacts and case studies where the inclusion of […]

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 […]

Opinion: Preventing Nuclear War with North Korea – Dr. Van Jackson

On September 12, 2016, in External Publications, jackson, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

“Preventing Nuclear War with North Korea” by Dr. Van Jackson was recently published by Foreign Affairs magazine. In the article Jackson discusses N. Korea’s fifth and largest missile and nuclear testing.  In the last four years, N. Korea under Kim Jong Un has conducted 35 missile launches and three nuclear tests. According to Jackson, “North […]

OpEd: Saving the South China Sea Without Starting World War III – Dr. Van Jackson

On April 1, 2016, in College, Faculty, jackson, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

In his latest commentary, “Saving the South China Sea Without Starting World War III,” DKI professor Dr. Van Jackson advocates for stronger U.S. maritime leadership in a region marked by increasing tension. Jackson writes, “The opaque, low-information nature of the South China Sea creates a permissive environment for many sources of conflict.  When national governments […]

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 […]

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