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. […]

China’s Most Dangerous Game: Solving the Policy Puzzle of the South China Sea

On April 5, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, KNankivell, by APCSS Editor

“China’s Most Dangerous Game: Solving the Policy Puzzle of the South China Sea” is the latest article by Kerry Lynn Nankivell  for the Asia-Pacific Defense Forum. According to Nankivell, “The strategic seascape in the South China Sea presents an unusual policy puzzle for stakeholder governments for at least two reasons. First, the disputes are extremely […]

OpEd: Saving the South China Sea Without Starting World War III

On April 1, 2016, in College, Faculty, jackson, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

In his latest commentary, “Saving the South China Sea Without Starting World War III,” DKI professor Dr. Van Jackson advocates for stronger U.S. maritime leadership in a region marked by increasing tension. Jackson writes, “The opaque, low-information nature of the South China Sea creates a permissive environment for many sources of conflict.  When national governments […]

Japan, U.S. professionals share renewable energy initiatives at DKI APCSS

On March 29, 2016, in Workshop, by PAO

Looking to enhance energy security through bilateral cooperation, 24 U.S. and Japanese government, corporate, non-profit and academic professionals gathered at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies for a workshop March 21.   DKI APCSS partnered with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA in conducting the event titled “The U.S., Japan, and the Future […]

DKI APCSS surpasses 10,000 milestone for numbers of alumni

On March 17, 2016, in Alumni, College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

Since 1995, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies has provided an executive security education to thousands of Fellows from more than 60 nations worldwide.  The Center reached the 10,000 alumni mark Wednesday upon completion of the Comprehensive Crisis Management course (CCM 16-1). One hundred twenty Fellows from 38 locations attended the Feb. […]

Working through complexity: Fellows learn critical thinking approach to crisis management

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

Managing disasters or crises presents challenges that are anything but simple. A host of involved government and nongovernment actors, impacted populations that are often ethnically, politically and cultural diverse, and myriad interconnected processes can make planning, response and recovery actions overwhelmingly complex. Teaching security practitioners to work through this complexity by thinking systemically and strategically […]

Mongolia earns DKI APCSS’ Alumni Association of Year Award

On March 10, 2016, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

The Alumni Association of Mongolia is the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Alumni Association of the Year for 2015. The association is recognized for long-running support to DKI APCSS outreach and education efforts to include workshops on emergency preparedness and risk reduction, de-mining and peacekeeping operations, and transnational security challenges. The group […]

Commentary: South China Sea and Freedom of Navigation

On March 10, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Odom, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

In his latest commentary for The Diplomat, Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom looks at the freedom of navigation “myth.” Entitled “South China Sea and Freedom of Navigation: Taking a closer look at the freedom of navigation ‘myth’,” Odom uses TV’s “Mythbusters” methodology to identify universal standards and correct four fallacies about the South China Sea and […]

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