Dr. Vuving discusses China-Vietnam relations on CSIS’ ChinaPower Podcast

On July 21, 2017, in Vuving, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS’ Professor Alexander Vuving recently appeared on “ChinaPower” Podcast where he discusses ties between China and Vietnam and their implications for regional stability. According to the podcast summary, the discussion will cover how “Despite historically strong party-to-party ties between Hanoi and Beijing, territorial disputes and competition for influence in Southeast Asia have led to […]

Dr. Yamin selected as Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy

On July 17, 2017, in College, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

Congratulations to Dr. Saira Yamin who was recently selected to be a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy (CGP).  CGP is a US-based think tank working on policy issues pertaining to Political Islam, Violent Extremism and American Muslims. Dr. Yamin continues her role as a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for […]

New paper on women’s role in disaster management and its implications for national security

On July 11, 2017, in College, Ear, Faculty, Women Peace and Security, by APCSS Editor

Why women in Asia-Pacific countries are more susceptible to disaster impacts?  This topic is explored in a new paper by DKI APCSS professor Jessica Ear on “Women’s Role in Disaster Management and Implications for National Security.” Her paper examines societal roles that create greater susceptibility to disaster impacts and case studies where the inclusion of […]

Managing South China Sea Disputes Through Ways That Are Both Practical and Rules-Based

On June 27, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Odom, by APCSS Editor

Commander Jonathan G. Odom, a military professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, has a new OpEd published by The Diplomat, entitled “Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough.” In this editorial, Commander Odom considers a number of ideas about the South China Sea disputes, and […]

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 […]

Dr. Alex Vuving publishes an article entitled ‘What Vietnam Can Offer America’

On June 1, 2017, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’  Dr. Alex Vuving published an article entitled “What Vietnam Can Offer America”  May 28  in The National Interest magazine. Here is an excerpt from the article: The United States and Vietnam have important economic and security issues to discuss. With $32 billion of bilateral-trade surplus, Vietnam ranked […]

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 […]

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 […]

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