Twenty-Two Senior Leaders Graduated from the Transnational Security Cooperation Course

By |2022-01-11T10:55:27-10:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Courses, Alumni, news|Tags: , |

Twenty-two senior leaders from 19 countries and the United States completed the Transnational Security Cooperation (TSC) course 21-3 which was conducted in-resident in Honolulu, HI, from Dec. 5th to 10th.    The fellows participating in the course represented diverse nationalities from Bangladesh, Colombia, Fiji, Indonesia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Palau, Australia, Canada, France, Japan, and Taiwan. Non-governmental organizations in attendance included the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Criminal Police Organization. The three US fellows in attendance represented the US Coast Guard, Department of State, and Department of Defense.   [...]

Daniel K. Inouye Speaker Series features Gen. John Allen

By |2021-10-28T15:28:46-10:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: Conference, Alumni, speakers, news, Distinguished Visitors|Tags: |

“America’s Leadership in the 21st Century” was the focus of the latest Daniel K. Inouye Speaker Series event held last night with guest speaker retired U.S. Marine Corps General John. R. Allen. Allen, who is currently the president of the Brookings Institute, shared his thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the region in a “fireside chat” format event with DKI APCSS Director retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Pete Gumataotao. Some of the topics covered include strategic competition with China, key role of partners and allies in [...]

Happy 26th Anniversary DKI APCSS

By |2021-09-03T22:39:18-10:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Courses, Alumni, news|Tags: |

September 4, 2021, marks the 26th Anniversary of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. In this video, DKI APCSS Director Pete Gumataotao invites Alumni to join him in celebrating our 26th year as partners in educating, connecting and empowering security practitioners. He also reflects on the challenges of the past 16 months and highlights some inspiring experiences that he attributes to working with the DKI APCSS Alumni. Watch this video for his full message.

DKI APCSS kicks off South Asia Dialogues podcast

By |2020-12-02T13:05:41-10:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Alumni, news|Tags: , , , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is hosting a series of podcasts on South Asia.   The first podcast is titled "South Asia Dialogues: U.S. Pakistan Relations."  In this video, Dr. Saira Yamin talks to Air Chief Marshal (Retd) Kaleem Saadat, former Chief of Air Staff of Pakistan Air Force, and current President of the  Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies in Islamabad. Air Chief Marshal Saadat is a distinguished DKI APCSS alumnus.

Resumption of Work After the COVID-19 Lockdown Period and an Approach to Attaining Herd Immunity While Suppressing the EPI Curve – in the Philippines

By |2020-06-03T14:40:52-10:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, Journal, news|Tags: , |

“Resumption of Work After the COVID-19 Lockdown Period and an Approach to Attaining Herd Immunity While Suppressing the EPI Curve- in the Philippines” is a new paper written by DKI APCSS alumni Noel Miranda for Security Nexus. In this paper, Miranda details the steps taken in the Philippines to decrease the EPI-Curve, while implementing a strategy to obtain herd immunity, and urges decision makers to implement the use of the identified pharmaceutical/biological approaches to COVID-19. Excerpt: The duration of this COVID-19 epidemic could last up to 2022. This means we should be constantly suppressing and flattening the curve for that entire [...]

How to Improve Security Outcomes During a Pandemic? Start with a Gender Lens

By |2020-05-14T11:20:13-10:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Alumni, Faculty Articles, Alumni Perspectives, Journal|Tags: , , , |

“How to Improve Security Outcomes During a Pandemic? Start with a Gender Lens” is a new paper authored by Sharon Gouveia Feist and Monica S. Herrera for Security Nexus. In this paper, they state that “Here in Hawai‘i, in response to increased multi-island reporting that landlords are pressuring women for sex in exchange for rent, the State Commission on the Status of Women published guidance and resources for women being exploited by their landlords during this COVID-19 crisis. Every day, physical security is threatened as a direct result of this pandemic. This is addition to other security concerns women uniquely face, such [...]

Collective intelligence and international coordination: Antidote for the novel biological zero-day exploit #COVID-19

By |2020-12-17T16:01:46-10:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, Journal|Tags: , , |

Dr. Rajib Subba looks at the similarities between computer viruses and biological viruses in his new Security Nexus Perspective called "Collective intelligence and international coordination: Antidote for the novel biological zero-day exploit #COVID-19." Subba, an alumni of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies' Comprehensive Crisis Management course states that: "For emergency and security professionals, zero-day attacks by cyber criminals and terrorists pose many-fold challenges: they are not aware of the virus, the virus is spreading fast, they have no antidote and it takes a long time to develop one. By the time security professionals come up with a [...]

The State of the World Order in the Time of Coronavirus: Time for a Responsible Connectography

By |2020-04-03T12:30:16-10:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Alumni, Journal|Tags: , , |

“The State of the World Order in the Time of Coronavirus: Time for a Responsible Connectography” by Dr. Lailufar Yasmin is a Security Nexus Perspective. Yasmin, who teaches in the Department of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, states in her perspective that: “Connectivity in the age of complex interdependence is not the only key to growth and flourishing. A stable international order from a statist perspective is a key to Connectography. Connections will not survive through the performances of big cities or being connected to key states. No matter how many global pandemics or climate disasters we experience, [...]

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

By |2020-01-10T08:28:49-10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Workshop, Alumni, news|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 [...]

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