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 […]

Alumni Perspectives: Mutual Independence

On April 26, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

Alumnus U.S. Marine Corps Captain Jason Condi has written a research paper on “Mutual Independence: Countering Exclusive Nationalism Through the ASEAN Way.”  This paper is now available as part of our “Alumni Perspectives” publications. In his paper, Condi explores exclusive nationalism and how ASEAN could potentially serve as a counterbalance to help maintain peace and […]

Alumni Perspectives: Post-Arbitration Diplomatic Engagement and Negotiated Agreement Between Philippines and China

On April 13, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, by APCSS Editor

An alumna of DKI APCSS’ Advanced Security Cooperation course (2012-1), Ananda Devi Domingo-Almase, DPA, has written a research paper on “Diplomatic Engagement and Negotiated Agreement Between Philippines and China: A Constructive-Realist Approach in Post-Arbitration.”  This paper is now available as part of our “Alumni Perspectives” publications. In her paper, she illustrates the interplay of multiple […]

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 […]

The Indo-Asia-Pacific’s Maritime Future: A Practical Assessment of the State of Asian Seas

On April 6, 2017, in College, Conference, KNankivell, Reeves, by APCSS Editor

“The Indo-Asia-Pacific’s Maritime Future: A Practical Assessment of the State of Asian Seas” is a new joint publication by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and The Policy Institute at King’s College London based on a three-day Maritime Security workshop held in September 2016. Edited by Kerry Lynn Nankivell, Jeff Reeves, and […]

The Advancement of Women in Post-Conflict Nepal

On April 5, 2017, in Canyon, College, Women Peace and Security, by APCSS Editor

“The Advancement of Women in Post-Conflict Nepal” is the latest Occasional Paper released by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Authored by Lily Thapa, founder of the Women for Human Rights group, and DKI APCSS Associate Professor Dr. Deon V. Canyon, the paper looks at the challenges of conflict-affected women. According to […]

DKI APCSS hosts Media Relations in Crisis and Conflict Dialogue in Myanmar

On April 4, 2017, in Alumni, College, Conference, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, in support of the U.S. Embassy Rangoon, hosted a Security Dialogue on “Media Relations in Crisis and Conflict” in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 30-31. According to Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd, DKI APCSS academic lead, “This dialogue was designed to provide Myanmar’s government officials with an […]

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 […]

Decisions That Bind: The Role of Reputation Costs in Territorial Disputes

On January 31, 2017, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

Reputation costs and how they impact settlements for territorial deputes is the topic of a paper written by Hyunki Kim, a former intern at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The paper, based on her master’s thesis, uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the influence of reputation costs on binding […]

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