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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Censorship Regime and Democratic Movement: A Case Study of Hong Kong 2014 Occupying Central Movement and Chinese Internet Censorship

On April 10, 2017, in Alumni Perspectives, Courses, by APCSS Editor

How the Chinese government strategically employs media censorship to guide the public opinion for regime stability is the topic of a paper by Jackie (Siu-Hei) Wong, an intern at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The paper uses the case study of the 2014 Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong and how […]

Violent Extremism in Southeast Asia: Emerging Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation

On March 29, 2017, in Courses, by APCSS Editor

HONOLULU–Following an invitation by then Secretary of Defense, Mr. Ashton Carter, at the U.S.-ASEAN Informal in Hawaii last September, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies hosted a workshop titled, “Violent Extremism in Southeast Asia: Emerging Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation,” in Honolulu, March 21-23. Forty-One participants from 10 Southeast Asian nations […]

Local partnerships highlight Comprehensive Crisis Management Course 17-1

On March 17, 2017, in Courses, by APCSS Editor

One hundred nine Fellows from 37 locations completed the Comprehensive Crisis Management course (CCM 17-1) held at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) from Feb. 9 to March 15. Managing disasters or crises involves a host of government and non-government actors, impacted populations that are often ethnically, politically and culturally […]

Leaving a lasting impression at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

On January 13, 2017, in Courses, Faculty, Staff, by APCSS Editor

HONOLULU–Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dan “Fig” Leaf retired as the Director of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Friday with a ceremony highlighting his five years at the Center. During the ceremony, Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr., Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, presented Leaf with a nomination for the Secretary of […]

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