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

On October 27, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alex Vuving has a new opinion piece entitled “Tracking the Philippines’ Force Build-up in the South China Sea,” on cogitASIA, a blog of the CSIS Asia Program. Here’s an excerpt from that article: Philippine strategic culture has combined a reliance on the United States for external defense and a focus on internal threats, especially the Muslim and […]

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: Force Buildup in the South China Sea: The Myth of an Arms Race

On October 13, 2017, in Courses, External Publications, Faculty, Independent Faculty Articles, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alex Vuving has a new opinion piece entitled “Force Buildup in the South China Sea: The Myth of an Arms Race” on cogitASIA, a blog of the CSIS Asia Program. Here’s an excerpt from the article: “If an arms race is an attempt to equal or surpass one’s competitor, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam […]

Dr. Vuving discusses China-Vietnam relations on CSIS’ ChinaPower Podcast

On July 21, 2017, in Vuving, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS’ Professor Alexander Vuving recently appeared on “ChinaPower” Podcast where he discusses ties between China and Vietnam and their implications for regional stability. According to the podcast summary, the discussion will cover how “Despite historically strong party-to-party ties between Hanoi and Beijing, territorial disputes and competition for influence in Southeast Asia have led to […]

Dr. Alex Vuving publishes an article entitled ‘What Vietnam Can Offer America’

On June 1, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’  Dr. Alex Vuving published an article entitled “What Vietnam Can Offer America”  May 28  in The National Interest magazine. Here is an excerpt from the article: The United States and Vietnam have important economic and security issues to discuss. With $32 billion of bilateral-trade surplus, Vietnam ranked […]

Using a fable to explain the South China Sea dilemma – Dr. Alex Vuving

On January 12, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alexander Vuving has two new articles published by “The National Interest.” In his article “Cops, Robbers and the South China Sea’s New Normal,” Vuving tries to explain the South China Sea issue using a fable that a friend can understand.   This two-part story is about the strategic situation, key dilemmas, and best solutions for […]

Dr. Alexander Vuving has three new articles available online

On July 27, 2016, in College, Courses, Faculty, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

“Why the South China Sea Ruling Is a Game Changer” by Dr. Vuving was recently published by The Diplomat.  In this OpEd, he describes how the ruling has transformed the strategic landscape in the South China Sea. According to Dr. Vuving, “The arbitral’s decision is reconfiguring the game nations play in the South China Sea […]

How Vietnam can stop the South China Sea ADIZ – Dr. Alex Vuving

On June 7, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alexander Vuving has a new article published by The National Interest on “How Vietnam can stop the South China Sea ADIZ.” He begins with the question of “What is China’s next big move in the South China Sea?”  According to Vuving, many experts believe that China will eventually claim an air defense identification zone […]

South China Sea: Who occupies what in the Spratlys – Dr. Alex Vuving

On May 17, 2016, in External Publications, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alexander Vuving’s latest article is   “South China Sea: Who occupies what in the Spratlys” was recently published by The Diplomat.   The South China Sea’s Spratly Islands is part of a complex dispute about ownership and claims. In the article, Vuving consolidates information from multiple sources to show which countries occupy the Spratlys.   […]

Why Trong’s re-election doesn’t spell the end for reform in Vietnam

On April 8, 2016, in Faculty, Faculty Articles, Research, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

East Asia Forum has published Dr. Alexander Vuving’s latest article titled “Why Trong’s re-election doesn’t spell the end for reform in Vietnam.” Vuving discusses the complex evolution of the Vietnamese Community Party, particularly after the January election campaign that saw General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong defeat Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung for the party’s leadership. […]

Currents Magazine

Currents Magazine Cover
Click here for Currents
DKI APCSS' official semi-annual magazine.

Faculty Spotlight

Photo of Dr. Saira Yamin
DKI APCSS' Featured Faculty is
Dr. Saira Yamin

Annual Report

Cover of the 2015 DKI APCSS Annual Report
DKI APCSS' Annual Report
for 2015
(1.62 mb)
PageLines