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 […]

Dr. Watson contributes chapter to book on emerging technology

On March 10, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Watson, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS associate professor Dr. Virginia Bacay-Watson has contributed a chapter to a new book entitled “Emerging Critical Technologies and Security in the Asia-Pacific.” According to the publisher’s abstract, the book looks at how “the proliferation of advanced militarily relevant technologies in the Asia-Pacific over the past few decades has been a significant, and perhaps […]

Dr. Van Jackson publishes book on US-North Korea relations

On March 10, 2016, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, jackson, by APCSS Editor

In his latest book, titled Rival Reputations: Coercion and Credibility in US-North Korea Relations, Dr. Van Jackson looks at the troubled history of US-North Korean affairs from the 1960s through 2010. According to the title’s publisher, Rival Reputations evaluates how past incidents and crises can help determine threat credibility and the willingness of an adversary […]

Stability and support operations expert joins DKI APCSS team

On March 4, 2016, in College, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies recently welcomed Dr. Imes Chiu as a member of its faculty team. Chiu brings 20 years of professional and academic experience related to stability and support operations in the United States and Asia. While at DKI APCSS, she’ll teach and conduct research on regional security topics […]

DKI APCSS welcomes health security expert to faculty

On March 3, 2016, in College, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Deon Canyon has become the newest faculty member at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Canyon brings to the Center knowledge in crisis management, humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction with a particular emphasis on public health issues, to include vector-borne diseases and bioterrorism. He has extensive experience as a scholar […]

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 […]

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