Vietnam’s National Security Architecture

On November 27, 2018, in Vuving, by Allan Criss

Dr. Alexander L. Vuving has a new paper entitled “Vietnam’s National Security Architecture” which is an overview of their system and some of their major security threats and concerns. These threats and concerns include the South China Sea disputes, regime critics and opposition, natural and environmental disasters and climate change, and trafficking. View/read paper online […]

DKI APCSS hosts second Indo-Pacific Strategy Workshop

On November 20, 2018, in Conference, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

By Dr. Saira Yamin DKI APCSS recently conducted its second in-resident workshop on the United States’ Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) strategy. The strategy was announced by President Trump nearly a year ago and signals the United States’ strong commitment to the Indo-Pacific region through defense, diplomacy, trade and economic initiatives. Working in concert with […]

DKI APCSS Alumni Bring Regional Perspective to Maritime Security Challenges

On November 1, 2018, in Alumni, Conference, McDonald, by APCSS Editor

By Lt. Col. Scott McDonald, USMC The end of the relative stability of the bi-polar Cold War has given way to a complex and challenging security environment. Meanwhile, the growth of multinational supply chains and supranational information flows have emphasized the importance of the sea in a manner not appreciated since the Nineteenth Century. These […]

New faculty article on Maritime Maneuvers and Geopolitical Shifts in the Indo-Pacific

On October 12, 2018, in External Publications, Faculty Articles, Malik, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS professor Dr. Mohan Malik has a new article entitled, “China and India: Maritime Maneuvers and Geopolitical Shifts in the Indo-Pacific” published in the latest edition of “Rising Powers Quarterly.”  This issue has the theme– “The “Indo-Pacific” – Regional Dynamics in the 21st Century’s New Geopolitical Center of Gravity.” According to the abstract: China […]

ASEAN Takes a Bold Cybersecurity Step

On October 4, 2018, in External Publications, Faculty, Independent Faculty Articles, Noor, by APCSS Editor

Associate Professor Elina Noor has a new article entitled “ASEAN Takes a Bold Cybersecurity Step” published this week by The Diplomat. In her article Noor states that the “regional grouping looks to produce meaningful deliverables for its upcoming summit in November, it will be challenged by parallel developments in a domain that is continually being […]

Trust, partner-building, goals of Vietnam workshop

On September 27, 2018, in Cole, Forman, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

By Dr. Lori Forman and LCDR Leah Cole The Indo-Pacific is in the midst of an epochal change. The global economic shift to Asia, the surge of maritime competition and security issues, and China’s continued forward momentum in their Belt and Road initiative demands a sense of urgency in identifying like-minded partners and priority areas […]

DKI APCSS Alumni, Military Fellows participate in U. S. Coast Guard Strategy Workshop

On September 14, 2018, in Alumni, Cole, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

By LCDR Leah Cole, USCG Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ personnel participated in the Asia-Pacific Coast Guard Liaison Officers Conference and inaugural Indo-Pacific Strategy Workshop, which was hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Pacific Area (PACAREA) Headquarters in Alameda, Calif., Sept. 11-13. DKI APCSS’ USCG Military Fellow Lt. Cmdr. Leah Cole […]

Implementing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy

On August 8, 2018, in External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, McDonald, by APCSS Editor

Lt. Col. Scott D. McDonald has a new opinion piece entitled “Wanted: A Strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region,” published by The National Interest. The article covers the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy (FOIP) and offers the concept of Communities of Common Interests as a means for implementing it. In the article he states that: “Secretary […]

Women, Peace & Security Advancing Through Gender Inclusion

On August 2, 2018, in Faculty Articles, Peace and Security, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS and Women, Peace and Security DKI APCSS prioritizes the US Government’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) as an imperative component of inclusion in the security sector. We are at the forefront of US Department of Defense efforts to further its objectives. Women, Peace and Security is a global initiative […]

DKI APCSS Coast Guard Fellow covers RimPac 2018

On July 26, 2018, in Cole, Faculty Articles, by APCSS Editor

“Friends, Firsts and the Future at RimPac 2018” is a new article by Lieutenant Commander Leah Cole, U.S. Coast Guard Military Fellow at the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Security Studies. Published recently by the U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings Today, the article covers what’s new and significant in this year’s Rim of the Pacific exercise. […]

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