DKI APCSS alumnus helps ensure election safety in Myanmar, earns Alumnus of Year Award

On March 1, 2016, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Police Col. Zaw San, an alumnus of the Comprehensive Crisis Management course (CCM 15-1), played a key role in Myanmar’s ability to conduct nearly violence-free elections in November. The colonel briefed his contribution to 120 Fellows attending CCM 16-1 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Feb. 22. Following his brief, Center […]

OpEd: FONOPs to Preserve the Right of Innocent Passage?

On February 25, 2016, in College, Faculty, Odom, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

U. S. Navy Cmdr. Jonathan Odom has a new OpEd in The Diplomat entitled: “FONOPs to Preserve the Right of Innocent Passage?   Despite popular misconception, that is hardly ‘Mission Impossible.’” In the OpEd, Odom looks at the U.S. Freedom of Navigation (FON) program and reviews other recent commentaries on the subject especially in relation to […]

OpEd: America’s Micronesia Problem

On February 19, 2016, in College, Faculty, Matelski, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS professor U.S. Army Lt. Col Thomas Matelski has an OpEd in the latest edition of The Diplomat focused on the implications of not renewing the Compact of Free Association between the Federated States of Micronesia and the U.S. “America’s Micronesia Problem” provides a background on this relationship, how it came about, and outlines […]

DKI APCSS workshop a step in evolution of regional maritime security education

On February 9, 2016, in Alumni, College, Conference, Faculty, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

Thirty academic and defense education leaders from 12 nations gathered at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Feb. 3 to 5 to brainstorm a path toward creation of a formal maritime security cooperation course. DKI APCSS conducted the event titled “Maritime Security Cooperation: Engagement through Education” in response to the U.S. government’s […]

APOC provides 150 Fellows with strategic-level view of Asia-Pacific region

On January 29, 2016, in Courses, by APCSS Editor

Broadening their understanding of the complex Asia-Pacific region, 150 security practitioners completed the Asia-Pacific Orientation Course today in Honolulu. Conducted Jan 25 to 29 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the course educated 150 participants on the myriad factors that impact the region’s security environment. Primarily mid-level military officers and their […]

Opinion: Maritime maneuvers signal turbulence for South China Sea

On January 28, 2016, in College, Faculty, Malik, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

This week Dr. Mohan Malik guest blogged for the Global Risk Insights online publication. In his post, “Maritime maneuvers signal turbulence for South China Sea,” Malik looks at how the collapse of the Chinese stock market and the recent landing of commercial flights on one of China’s fake islands in the South China Sea create […]

Alumni Perspectives: Effective Strategic Communication in Countering Radicalism in Indonesia

On January 25, 2016, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, Courses, by APCSS Editor

While attending DKI APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper, or policy brief. DKI APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. “Effective Strategic Communication in Countering Radicalism in Indonesia,” is a paper by a graduate […]

Workshop enables DKI APCSS, ASEAN nations to build education cooperation

On January 15, 2016, in College, Conference, Faculty, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

Honolulu – In an effort to advance regional cooperation in professional military education, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies facilitated a three-day workshop, Jan 12 to 14, 2016. Titled, “Command and Staff Colleges in the Asia-Pacific: Next Steps Towards a Framework for Cooperation,” the event brought together 27 participants from 11 nations […]

Opinion: ‘The Trouble with the US Bomber Overflight Against North Korea’

On January 12, 2016, in Courses, Faculty, Faculty Articles, jackson, Opinions/Editorials, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Van Jackson recently wrote an Op/Ed on “The Trouble With The US Bomber Overflight Against North Korea” for The Diplomat. In the opinion piece, Jackson discusses the recent bilateral ROK- US bomber overflight against North Korea. While he states that the U.S. message to N. Korea could not have been clearer, he does believe that it could […]

Dr. Rouben Azizian departs DKI APCSS for New Zealand university leadership role

On January 8, 2016, in Azizian, College, by PAO

After more than a decade of service, Dr. Rouben Azizian has bid farewell to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. A DKI APCSS professor for nearly 14 years, Azizian recently left the Center to become director of Massey University’s Centre for Defence and Security Studies in New Zealand. Azizian arrived at the […]

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