Senior regional leaders complete transnational cooperation course at DKI APCSS

On November 20, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Twenty-seven senior leaders from twenty-four nations and one regional organization participated in the Transnational Security Cooperation course (TSC 17-2) from Nov. 12 – 17 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 […]

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 […]

Enhanced Networks and Cooperation the Focus of ASC 17-2

On October 26, 2017, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Collaboration, negotiation, contemplation, connection…all hallmarks of the Advanced Security Cooperation course held at the DKI APCSS. One hundred six U.S. and international Fellows from 38 locations took part in this course’s latest iteration (ASC 17-2) Sept. 21 to Oct. 25. The five-week ASC is an executive education program enabling mid-level military and civilian leaders to […]

Prof. Benjamin Ryan co-authors new paper on reducing mortality from non-communicable diseases post disaster

On October 24, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Independent Faculty Articles, Ryan, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS associate professor Benjamin J. Ryan co-authored a new paper entitled: “Ranking and prioritizing strategies for reducing mortality and morbidity from noncommunicable diseases post disaster: An Australian perspective.”  The paper appears in the latest International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.  Other authors are Richard C. Franklin, Frederick M. Burkle, Erin C. Smith, Peter Aitken, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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