Fait Accompli

On June 1, 2016, in College, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Independent Faculty Articles, jackson, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Van Jackson has a new article called “Grappling with the Fait Accompli: A Classical Tactic in the Modern Strategic Landscape” which appeared this week on the War on the Rocks blog. In his article, Jackson describes variations in the fait accompli, an age-old tactic to challenge the status quo and secure unilateral gains while […]

Maritime professionals develop information sharing strategies in DKI APCSS workshop

On May 23, 2016, in Conference, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

With a focus on sustaining vital fish resources in Southeast Asian waters, 41 professionals from 11 nations took part in a May 16 to 19 workshop at the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Security Studies. Titled “Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia II,” the workshop’s intent was to build information sharing processes and frameworks […]

South China Sea: Who occupies what in the Spratlys

On May 17, 2016, in External Publications, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alexander Vuving’s latest article is   “South China Sea: Who occupies what in the Spratlys” was recently published by The Diplomat.   The South China Sea’s Spratly Islands is part of a complex dispute about ownership and claims. In the article, Vuving consolidates information from multiple sources to show which countries occupy the Spratlys.   […]

Asia-Pacific leaders tackle transnational crises in TSC 16-1

On May 16, 2016, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Challenged with disaster response and terrorism scenarios, 28 senior leaders from 24 locations collaborated to develop problem-solving strategies as part of the May 9 to 13 Transnational Security Cooperation course (16-1) at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Crisis response scenarios are a key part of the week-long TSC, an intensive executive […]

DKI APCSS Employees Honored at Federal Executive Board Event

On May 9, 2016, in College, Staff, by APCSS Editor

Eight Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies employees were recognized for Excellence in Federal Government service at the 2016 Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board (FEB) Awards ceremony at the Hickam Officers Club, JBPHH last Friday. The “Team Excellence” honors went to the DKI APCSS Travel Division, which is led by Cliff Johnson. The Travel […]

U.S., international Fellows, complete security cooperation course

On May 5, 2016, in Alumni, College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

Gaining a deeper understanding of security issues within and far beyond their own nations’ borders, 120 Fellows from 33 locations completed the Advanced Security Cooperation course (ASC 16-1) Wednesday at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The five-week course is an executive education program enabling mid-level military and civilian leaders to deepen […]

The Role and Use of International Law in the South China Sea Disputes

On April 15, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, JNankivell, by APCSS Editor

“The Role and Use of International Law in the South China Sea Disputes” is the latest paper by DKI APCSS Associate Dean Justin Nankivell.  Published by the Maritime Awareness Project, Nankivell reviews how international law works within the framework of foreign policy decisions. The complex relation between law, policy and strategy is undeveloped when it […]

New Paper on ‘Shifting Geo-politics in the Greater South Asia Region’

On April 12, 2016, in College, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Independent Faculty Articles, Snedden, by APCSS Editor

“Shifting Geo-politics in the Greater South Asia Region” is the latest analytical report by DKI APCSS professor Dr. Christopher Snedden. The report serves as a primer on the greater South Asia region which is home to 1.7 billion people.  According to Snedden, this is a region of challenges and possibilities.  The report covers important historic […]

Mongolia’s Place in China’s Periphery Diplomacy

On April 11, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Reeves, by APCSS Editor

The ASAN Forum has published Dr. Jeffery Reeve’s latest article titled “Mongolia’s Place in China’s Periphery Diplomacy.” Reeves discusses how China has reprioritized the country’s foreign policy from a focus on relations with great powers to relations with peripheral countries under the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) strategy.  This strategy has a huge impact on […]

Why Trong’s re-election doesn’t spell the end for reform in Vietnam

On April 8, 2016, in Faculty, Faculty Articles, Research, Vuving, by APCSS Editor

East Asia Forum has published Dr. Alexander Vuving’s latest article titled “Why Trong’s re-election doesn’t spell the end for reform in Vietnam.” Vuving discusses the complex evolution of the Vietnamese Community Party, particularly after the January election campaign that saw General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong defeat Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung for the party’s leadership. […]

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