Dr. Rouben Azizian departs DKI APCSS for New Zealand university leadership role

By |2016-01-21T13:03:22-10:00January 8th, 2016|Categories: Azizian, College|

Dr. Rouben Azizian receives a service award from Lt. Gen. (Ret) Dan Leaf, director of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, during his Nov. 23 farewell ceremony at the Center. Azizian served as a professor, seminar leader and a leading lecturer on security sector development during his nearly 14 years at DKI APCSS. After more than a decade of service, Dr. Rouben Azizian has bid farewell to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. A DKI APCSS professor for nearly 14 years, Azizian recently left the Center to become director of Massey University’s Centre [...]

APCSS Publishes New Book ‘Regionalism, Security & Cooperation in Oceania’

By |2016-01-21T12:46:39-10:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Azizian, College, Cramer, Faculty, Hauger, Research|

“Regionalism, Security & Cooperation in Oceania” is the latest book to be published by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The book is edited by APCSS professor Dr. Rouben Azizian and Dean of the College of Security Studies Carleton Cramer. According to Dr. Azizian, the first thought that comes to many minds when thinking about the Pacific Islands region is about warm beaches and blue water. But the region is also a complex study in how diplomatic, defense, economic and socio-political factors, both internal and external, shape the region's identity and comprehensive security. The book does not pretend to be an [...]

APCSS jointly produces new publication

By |2015-10-26T10:00:00-10:00August 30th, 2012|Categories: Azizian, Byrd, Campbell, Courses, Ear, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Forman, Hauger, JNankivell, KNankivell, Malik, Research, Vuving, Wieninger|

On the eve of the APEC 2012 summit, which begins next week in Vladivostok, Russia, it is our pleasure to announce the publication of the volume “From APEC 2011 TO APEC 2012: American and Russian Perspectives on Asia-Pacific Security and Cooperation. ” […]

More articles published by APCSS faculty

By |2013-01-03T11:04:35-10:00July 26th, 2012|Categories: Azizian, College, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Malik, Vuving|

The latest issue of "Asian Politics & Policy" was edited by APCSS' Dr. Alexander Vuving and includes articles written by several APCSS faculty members and an alumnus. The special issue entitled "How China's Rise is Changing Asia's Landscape and Seascape" is available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aspp.2012.4.issue-3/issuetoc The following are abstracts from some of the articles: "India Balances China" by Mohan Malik This article argues that classical realism is alive and well in Asia. China, India, and other states are all seeking to establish a balance-of-power favorable to their own interests. Economic engagement and military balancing remain dual components of China's and India's [...]

Issues for Engagement: Asian Perspectives on Transnational Security Challenges

By |2015-10-26T10:27:45-10:00June 18th, 2010|Categories: Azizian, Byrd, Campbell, Ear, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Fouse, KNankivell, Research, Tekwani, Vuving|

-+ “Issues for Engagement: Asian Perspectives on Transnational Security Challenges,” edited by David Fouse, is the latest book published by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. According to Fouse, “The chapters in this volume analyze security priorities at the individual country level and gauge each country’s attempts at bilateral and multilateral security cooperation on transnational security challenges. Our intention is to provide policymakers and other government officials with a useful and convenient reference tool to draw upon to engage specific countries in the Asia-Pacific region.” […]

Ethnic Diasporas and Great Power Strategies in Asia

By |2016-01-21T12:46:39-10:00July 31st, 2007|Categories: Azizian, Faculty Articles, Wirsing|

“Ethnic Diasporas and Great Power Strategies in Asia” edited by Dr. Robert G. Wirsing and Dr. Rouben Azizan was recently published by India Research Press and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. What are ethnic diasporas? These are dispersed, migrant, or (in some cases) “overseas” communities and make up a significant portion of the world’s population. According to the book, these communities, because they may claim a national homeland not currently the one in which they are domiciled; enjoy a status in the newer homeland distinct from other “indigenous” ethnic minorities. Varying in size, socio-economic standing, and also in [...]

Islam, Oil, and Geopolitics in Central Asia after September 11

By |2016-01-21T12:46:39-10:00December 11th, 2006|Categories: Azizian, Davis, Faculty Articles|

Edited by Dr. Elizabeth Van Wie Davis and Dr. Rouben Azizian “Islam, Oil, and Geopolitics in Center Asia after September 11” is the focus of a new publication edited by APCSS professors Dr. Elizabeth Van Wie Davis and Dr. Rouben Azizian. This book covers the dramatic transformations that have occurred in Central Asia over the last decade.  According to the book, “ Since the tragic events of September 11, Central Asia has been drawn into an intense international struggle against the forces of religious extremism and transnational crime.” […]

New Joint Venture: APCSS co-publishes with Russian University

By |2016-01-21T12:46:39-10:00December 1st, 2006|Categories: Azizian, Faculty Articles|

“Russia, America, and Security in the Asia-Pacific” is the first joint publication by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and Russia’s Far Eastern National University in Vladivostok.  Published in both Russian and English, it represents both U.S. and Russian perspectives on key issues in the region. In the book’s forward,  FENU president Vladimir Kurilov states that “the participants of the project, whose papers are collected in this volume, are leading specialists on international relations in the Asia-Pacific region and policies of key regional actors.  Each topic is represented by two papers – one authored by an American and the other by [...]