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 […]

DKI-APCSS learning model proven once again, this time in first-ever Mobile-APOC held outside the U. S.

On October 12, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) co-sponsored a first-ever four day Mobile Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (MAPOC) held outside U. S. borders Sept. 12-15 in Seoul. The course was co-sponsored by United States Forces Korea (USFK) and promoted critical thinking related to the increasingly complex Indo-Asia-Pacific security dynamics. Eighty-seven Fellows completed […]

Health Security in Hawaii by 2050: The Physical Effects of Climate Change

On September 13, 2017, in Canyon, College, Courses, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, by APCSS Editor

“Health Security in Hawaii by 2050: The Physical Effects of Climate Change” is the latest external publication by Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Dr. Deon V. Canyon. Abstract The World Health Organization defined climate change as the most important issue for the 21st century. In 2014, the State of Hawaii called climate […]

144 Fellows complete third successful APOC of 2017

On August 28, 2017, in College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

This week 144 U.S. and international Fellows participated in the Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) 17-3 at the Daniel K Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. The five-day course which concluded on Friday, Aug. 25, and included Fellows from Australia, Canada, China, France, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and […]

101 Fellows Tackle Security Challenges as CSRT 17-1 Concludes

On August 11, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

One hundred one Fellows from 47 different locations graduated Aug. 10 from the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (CSRT) course in Honolulu. Of the 101 participants, 63% were from military organizations and law enforcement agencies, with others representing various government ministries, foreign affairs departments and intelligence services and academic institutions. […]

DKI APCSS and RSIS cohosted the workshop on “Disaster Response Regional Architectures: Assessing Future Possibilities”

On August 7, 2017, in Courses, Faculty, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

The co-hosts convened 33 humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) professionals, to include serving military and civilian government officials, educators and civil society representatives from four sub-regions: Northeast Asia, South Asia, Oceania and Southeast Asia to share varying perspectives. Participants identified trends, ––challenges, best practices, opportunities and recommendations for improved disaster response regional cooperation within […]

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 […]

Enhancing Maritime Safety: DKI APCSS brings together the region’s maritime security practitioners to discuss safety

On May 30, 2017, in College, Conference, Courses, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

The territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia-Pacific region are, by definition, a complex security problem.  Like any complex problem in international relations, this means that these disputes will not be resolved in the foreseeable future, but must instead be managed effectively. One way to manage the overall maritime situation is by addressing matters of […]

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