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U.S. Pacific Air Forces Convenes International Symposium on Women, Peace, and Security

By |2021-04-16T12:04:02-10:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Women Peace and Security, news|Tags: |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies collaborated with the U.S. Pacific Forces (PACAF) in a Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Symposium (March 29 – April 1) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The event was attended by over 300 participants, primarily female defense officials, from more than 20 countries in the Indo-Pacific, including Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mongolia, Malaysia, Maldives, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, and the United States. A fireside chat [...]

DKI-APCSS & GCMC Executive Cybersecurity Workshop

By |2021-04-15T15:14:19-10:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: hide, hidden, Workshop Page|Tags: , , |

Event Schedule Speaker Profile Workshop Team Electives Aloha! Welcome to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) & George C. Marshall Center Executive Cybersecurity Workshop (GCMC) "Executive Cybersecurity Workshop." 19-23 April 2021 Monday-Friday, 07:00 – 10:00 hours Central European Time (GMT +1) The Executive Cybersecurity Workshop is designed for leaders to build awareness of a broad range of topics that challenge cybersecurity governance, which is the process of using strategies, laws, policies, and regulations to implement cybersecurity across government and civil-society. It is a regional workshop providing participants with an opportunity [...]

Davidson spotlighted in 4th DKI Speaker Series

By |2021-04-08T08:33:53-10:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: DKI APCSS, news|Tags: , |

Admiral Philip S. Davidson, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, shared his thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the region during the Daniel K. Inouye Speaker Series held on Tuesday night at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The hybrid event, co-hosted by DKI APCSS with the DKI Institute and the Foundation for the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, included more than 400 people joining virtually from 40 countries across the globe and a limited sized live audience due to COVID safety rules. After Davidson’s remarks, there was a short question [...]

The Sino-Russian Approach to the Maritime: A Mare Clausem System?

By |2021-04-02T10:37:18-10:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Journal, news, hemmings|Tags: , , |

“The Sino-Russian Approach to the Maritime: A Mare Clausem System?” is the title of a paper by Dr. John Hemmings for Security Nexus. This article highlights how the increase in resources and focus gives US forces the ability to push back and fight in the information domain, a space where Russia and China are increasing the tempo. Abstract: The current global order is based on the free and open maritime trading order, giving access to all seafaring nations. The "openness" of this order, concepts such as "international waters" were not inevitable and there are historical instances of states - such [...]

Transshipment and Crime: The Outlaw Ocean Project and the Carrier Vessel Portal

By |2021-03-24T09:25:00-10:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Faculty, news, webinar|Tags: , , |

On February 3, 2021, DKI APCSS’ LCDR Keith Wilkins chatted with Mr. Ian Urbina of The Outlaw Ocean Project, Mr. Tim White of the Global Fishing Watch, and Ms. Alyson Kauffman of the Pew Charitable Trusts for a webinar on “Transshipment and Crime: The Outlaw Ocean Project and the Carrier Vessel Portal” In this recording, Mr. Urbina discusses his first-hand accounts of crimes at sea, including Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the Indo-Pacific region.  Mr. White provides an overview and demonstration of the Carrier Vessel Portal and Ms. Kaufmann discusses case studies with the Carrier Vessel Portal.  The [...]

Strategic Competition, Cooperation, and Accommodation: Perspectives from the Indian Ocean Region

By |2021-03-23T08:17:21-10:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty, Workshop, Yamin, External Publications, news|Tags: , |

“Strategic Competition, Cooperation, and Accommodation: Perspectives from the Indian Ocean Region,” is the title of a paper by Dr. Saira Yamin, Maj. Daniel Cedillo, Lt. Col. Nicholas Sikes, Dr. Srini Sitaraman and Lt. Cmdr. Keith Wilkins for Security Nexus. This article highlights the diversity of perspectives on strategic competition and opportunities for cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region drawing on discussions at the three-day virtual workshop organized by DKI APCSS. Summary This article draws on conversations facilitated at the virtual Indian Ocean Region Workshop convened by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in Honolulu, Hawaii, [...]

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

By |2021-03-22T11:30:17-10:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Faculty, External Publications, news, Mullins|Tags: , , |

Dr. Sam Mullins has a new article on “The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism:  Reassessing the Evidence” recently published by the European Institute of CT and Conflict Prevention in their  EICTP Research Study: Key Determinants in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond. Trajectory, Disruption and the Way Forward. Volume II. According to Mullins, “public commentary on this issue has generally suffered from failing to give due consideration to conflicting information; ignoring existing, long-term trends and alternative, explanatory factors; conflating correlation with causation; relying too heavily on theoretically-driven inferences and making assumptions beyond the available data.” Read [...]

Gray Zone Activities in Great Power Competition Webinar Videos on Online

By |2021-03-19T16:46:44-10:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Workshop, news|Tags: , , |

“Gray Zone Activities in Great Power Competition,” a virtual workshop hosted by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies on March 8-11, 2021, featured a variety of distinguished US and Partner-Nation panelists from government, academia, think-tanks, non-governmental organizations, and private industry to discuss whole-of-society matters that influence populations and affect legitimacy in the era of Great Power Competition.  Topics include social media and big data influences, political warfare, China’s military modernization as it applies to gray zone activities, the recently released US Defense Department’s Irregular Warfare (IW) Annex, security cooperation and partner engagements in areas short of conflict, and [...]

The Future is Female: Positioning Women as Drivers of Economic Growth

By |2021-03-17T12:26:20-10:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Faculty, Yamin, External Publications, news|Tags: , , |

Dr. Saira Yamin has a new article, “The Future is Female: Positioning Women as Drivers of Economic Growth,” published in a special International Women’s Day publication by UNDP Pakistan titled Womenomics: Women Powering the Economy.  In this article, she highlights six Indo-Pacific countries (Japan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam) where gender inclusion in the work force is pursued as a targeted policy to accelerate economic growth, both pre- and post COVID. Read the full article Dr. Saira Yamin is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS). The views expressed in this [...]

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