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Korea paper updated now available in Spanish & Portuguese

By |2019-10-18T08:55:01-10:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: External Publications, Faculty Articles, Minnich, Opinions/Editorials|Tags: , , |

In 2018, then U.S. Army Colonel James M. Minnich wrote a paper entitled “North Korea Solution,  Changed Regime” for the Military Review, a U.S. Army professional journal. Versions of that paper are now available in both Spanish and Portuguese. In the original paper, Minnich stated that:  “An effective changed-regime policy would quickly undertake a series of actions that should eventually align North Korean interests with those of the United States, bringing the entire Korean Peninsula into Washington’s security sphere. At present, Washington’s interests are not Pyongyang’s interests, which is why a changed-regime policy is needed to effect persistent change. America’s chief [...]

Policy the focus at Cyber workshop held at DKI APCSS

By |2019-10-16T09:11:49-10:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , , , |

A one-day workshop entitled “Cooperative Security in Critical Infrastructure Resilience in Cyberspace,” was held Oct. 7 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. A total of 25 participants from 8 countries convened to discuss the opportunities and challenges of ensuring the resilience of a nation’s critical infrastructure sectors such as energy, transportation, banking, healthcare, and communications in cyberspace. This focus is a shared interest among many, interdependent stakeholders on different levels, including the public and private sectors as well as the federal and state government. DKI APCSS Director Pete Gumataotao (seated head of table) helps [...]

New paper on Synchronized Humanitarian, Military and Commercial Logistics

By |2019-10-16T16:05:10-10:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Canyon, External Publications, Faculty Articles, Opinions/Editorials|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Several DKI APCS faculty members, past and present, have co-authored a paper entitled: “Synchronized Humanitarian, Military and Commercial Logistics: An Evolving Synergistic Partnership.” The paper was published on October 5, 2019, by the international journal Safety, and is authored by Pablo Yuste, James Campbell, Deon Canyon, Mark Childers, and Benjamin Ryan. “The military plays a growing role in supplementing and even leading humanitarian assistance and disaster relief logistics,” say the authors.  “However, issues relating to military involvement such as sovereignty and cost have refocused the conversation onto capabilities and capacities of commercial logistics providers, who have not been fully engaged and [...]

DoD Regional Centers collaborate on “China’s Global Influence: Perspectives and Recommendations”

By |2019-10-01T12:41:30-10:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Burgoyne, Faculty Articles, publication|

“China’s Global Influence: Perspectives and Recommendations,” edited by Scott D. McDonald and Michael C. Burgoyne, is a compilation of proceedings from the “China’s Global Reach: A Security Assessment” workshop held in early 2019.  This new book, as with the workshop, is the result of a unique collaboration among the five U.S. Department of Defense Regional Centers and several other organizations. That workshop leveraged expertise and unique perspectives from all five Regional Centers* to examine the actions and intentions of the People’s Republic of China. To understand how these global activities impact the United States, an analysis was conducted within the context [...]

DKI APCSS expands maritime security efforts with inaugural course

By |2019-09-20T12:43:10-10:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Courses|

View the Full Course Description here: The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in Honolulu, hosted its inaugural Comprehensive Maritime Security Cooperation (CMSC 19-1) Course from Aug. 1-28, 2019. Ninety-six participants from 31 locations and 10 non-governmental, international and regional organizations completed the newly-designed course. Countries or locations represented were Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, the U.S. and Vietnam. This four-week course was designed to advance the knowledge, skills, and networks of officials across the Indo-Pacific region [...]

DKI APCSS welcomes visiting Marshall Center faculty: Mullins and Withers

By |2019-08-14T12:43:26-10:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Faculty, speakers|

Dr. Sam Mullins (far right) participates in a panel discussion with Dr. Amira Jadoon (middle) and Assoc. Prof. Elina Noor (far left) during CSRT 19-1. The topic was “After the ‘Caliphate.’ Cooperation between Regional Centers was showcased when the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies welcomed two faculty from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies to participate in the Comprehensive Security Reponses to Terrorism course in Honolulu. DKI APCSS has sent faculty members to the Marshall Center to support courses and held a number of joint workshops.  However, this is the first time Marshall [...]

DKI APCSS Hosts the 5th Maritime Shared Awareness in SE Asia Workshop

By |2019-08-08T16:14:20-10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Alumni, Workshop|Tags: , , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) hosted the fifth workshop in the “Building Maritime Shared Awareness in Southeast Asia” series July 28-31, to advance regional efforts to build a Recognized Maritime Picture (RMP) for Southeast Asia. Building on discussions begun in 2015, this iteration in the series brought together representatives from the maritime focal points and info-sharing hubs of the five original Maritime Security Initiative (MSI) countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam) to develop their professional networks, gain a better understanding of the national and regional info-sharing mechanisms, share best practices, and outline their interagency [...]

APOC 19-2 a ‘transformational experience’ for Fellows

By |2019-08-14T13:59:19-10:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Alumni, College, Courses|Tags: |

APOC 19-2 Fellows hold discussions in Maluhia Hall. A total of 166 U.S. and international Fellows participated in the Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) 19-2 at the Daniel K Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu. The five-day course concluded on July 19. APOC is designed to build resilient capacity, shared understanding, and networked relationships among civilian and military practitioners and institutions to advance a Free and Open Indo-Pacific. The course offerings included lectures by subject matter experts on salient sub-regional security trends and dynamics in the Indo-Pacific region.  Additionally, Fellows had the opportunity to engage with Assistant Secretary [...]

DKI APCSS Alum Returns to Educate, Connect and Empower

By |2019-07-17T16:21:27-10:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Alumni|Tags: , , |

When CSRT 18-1 alumna Yetunde Olobayo walked out the doors of DKI APCSS Aug. 8, 2018 after her course graduation, she probably thought it would be for the last time. However, her diligence and hard work paid off when she was invited back June 24 to demonstrate and explain her successful Fellow’s Project to 108 eager Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism Course 19-1 Fellows in the Center’s auditorium. Since Olobayo left the Center last year, her Fellow’s Project has evolved from concept to reality. “It was a wonderful experience.. I mean, I met a lot of people from different organizations, agencies [...]

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