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 […]

Associate Professor Canyon Co-Authors New Paper

On June 21, 2017, in Canyon, College, Courses, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Research, by APCSS Editor

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Associate Professor Deon Canyon recently co-authored a research paper entitled “Identification and control of an isolated, but intense focus of lymphatic filariasis on Satawal Island, Federated States of Micronesia, in 2003.” Below is the abstract of the paper: Abstract Background: There is very limited data available on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia

On May 19, 2017, in College, Conference, Courses, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies hosted the third iteration of the annual workshop series, “Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia”.  The workshop series brings together maritime security practitioners from the ASEAN member states to identify opportunities to advance regional maritime shared awareness. According to workshop academic lead, Professor Kerry Lynn […]

The Integration of International Migrants into Western Society

On May 18, 2017, in Canyon, College, Faculty, Faculty Articles, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Deon Canyon has a new paper entitled “The Integration of International Migrants into Western Society” which looks at shortfalls in tailored governments services for new migrant populations especially in the areas of health protection and security sectors. In his paper, Canyon highlights the importance of evaluating integration policies. “Of particular importance,” he states, “is […]

DKI APCSS Employees Recognized at Federal Executive Board Awards

On May 5, 2017, in College, Staff, by APCSS Editor

Twelve Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies employees were recognized for Excellence in Federal Government service at the 2017 Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board (FEB) Awards ceremony at the Hickam Officers Club, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Friday. The “Team Excellence” honors went to the DKI APCSS Budget and Supply Division with the Lt. Cmdr […]

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 […]

New commentary explores how to fit the growing importance of the Indo-Pacific region into Canada’s defence policy

On April 27, 2017, in College, External Publications, KNankivell, by APCSS Editor

(reposted with permission) OTTAWA, April 27, 2017 – North Korea’s willingness to push the envelope on nuclear tests shows how important it is for Canada to pivot towards the Indo-Pacific, and catch up to developments in the region, Kerry Lynn S. Nankivell argues in a new Macdonald-Laurier Institute commentary. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea […]

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