Director’s Log: Focusing on the How, What and Why of DKI APCSS

On May 15, 2018, in Director's Log, by APCSS Editor

Aloha and welcome to my first Director’s message.  Maj. Gen. James Hartsell and I turned over the first week of February and since then it’s been a whirlwind of activities and information. My initial time as the Director has been focused primarily on the “How, What, and Why” of our Center and understanding the needs […]

OpEd: ASEAN and Cyber

On May 7, 2018, in College, Faculty, Independent Faculty Articles, Noor, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

by Elina Noor, Assoc. Prof., DKI APCSS On the same day that Kim Jong Un stepped over the demarcation line at Panmunjom to shake the hand of a smiling Moon Jae-in, the 32nd ASEAN Summit released three forward-looking outcome documents focused on the future of Southeast Asia:  the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision for a Resilient and […]

Common Understanding, Goals the Focus of ASC 18-1

On May 2, 2018, in Courses, by APCSS Editor

One hundred seven Fellows graduated from the Advance Security Cooperation Course (ASC) 18-1 May 2, with a newly developed common understanding of the challenges and opportunities to security in the region and enhanced networks of cooperation. U.S. and international Fellows from 37 locations took part in this course’s latest iteration (ASC 18-1) March 29 – […]

DKI APCSS hosts Indo-Pacific Strategy Workshop

On April 30, 2018, in Conference, by APCSS Editor

Discussing the principles for a free and open Indo-Pacific region formed the basis of a high-level workshop on “U.S. Strategy in the Indo-Pacific.”  The workshop provided a platform for informal discussion between senior leaders in the region and senior U.S. administration officials involved in developing the Indo-Pacific strategy, which complements the U.S. National Security Strategy […]

Exceptional DKI APCSS Employees Recognized at Prestigious Annual Federal Executive Board Ceremony

On April 28, 2018, in College, Courses, Staff, by APCSS Editor

Nearly 30 employees, including one departmental team of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, took a rare break from their duties to be honored Apr. 27 at the 62nd Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board Excellence in Federal Government Awards ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Officer’s club. The Director of the DKI […]

The Security Risks of Rising Inequality

Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd, a professor at DKI APCSS, has written an analytical report entitled “The Security Risks of Rising Inequality,” about the rising effects of income equality. Excerpt: When a condition of disparity, inequality, and exclusion is perceived as being the result of persistent unfairness and injustice, it can invoke a powerful tide of […]

Workshop brings together CVE experts in Southeast Asia

On March 26, 2018, in Conference, by APCSS Editor

“Countering Violent Extremism in Southeast Asia” was the focus of a workshop held in Manila, March 13-16.  Hosted by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the National Defense College of the Philippines, and the Anti-Terrorism Council of the Philippines, the four and a half day workshop brought together 61 security practitioners including […]

The Rise of the Small Boats is the latest DKI APCSS Analytical Report

On March 22, 2018, in Carter, College, Faculty Articles, by APCSS Editor

How terrorists use the sea is the topic of the latest analytical report by Lt. Col. Alex Carter, U.S. Army, and DKI APCSS alumnus Captain Damian Fernando, Sri Lankan Navy. In their paper, Carter and Fernando share the case study of how Sri Lankan has dealt with this maritime challenge.  Looking back to Sri Lanka’s […]

Dr. Malik examines growing rivalry in the Indian Ocean with new article

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ professor Dr. Mohan Malik published an article on the Macdonald-Laurier Institute website which highlights the growing rivalry between India and China in the Indian Ocean, resulting in crisis in the Maldives. The article is entitled “The China-India Nautical Games in the Indian Ocean” and was published in two […]

CCM 18-1 concludes with 102 new Alumni

On March 14, 2018, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

One hundred two Fellows from 37 locations completed the Comprehensive Crisis Management course (CCM 18-1) held at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) held Feb. 15 to March 14. Managing disasters or crises involves a host of government and non-government actors, impacted populations that are often ethnically, politically and culturally […]

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