Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies associate professor Dr. Jeffrey Hornung and professor Dr. Mohan Malik have recently had articles published. Malik's article entitled "China and India Today: Diplomats Jostle, Militaries Prepare" was published Aug. 1 in the World Affairs Journal. Hornung's article entitled "Thinking through Japan-ROK security relations" was published Aug. 1 in The Japan Times. Hornung also had an article entitled "Why China Should Do More In Afghanistan" published in the Diplomat Aug. 1. -END- The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of APCSS, the U.S. Pacific Command, [...]
Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) Professor Dr. Jeffrey Hornung published an opinion piece entitled "Japan's Sensible New Defense Chief" in the Diplomat June 16 and an article entitled "Lost chance for Tokyo-Seoul security relations" in The Japan Times June 18. The first article highlights the positive aspects of Satoshi Morimoto's selection to head Japan's Defense Ministry and the opposition to his selection. The Tokyo-Seoul article punctuates a missed opportunity to pave the way for future cooperation between the two countries. Here's an exerpt: "Yet, proving the adage that one should never put the cart before the horse, the ROK suspended [...]
An opinion article by APCSS professor Dr. Jeffrey W. Hornung was published in the Japan Times today. In "Noda has an SDF moment" , Hornung discusses two major challenges that the prime minister is facing. The include North Korea's promised missile launch in mid-April and the concern that Iran will block the Straits of Hormuz and it's impact to Japan. Read this article online at: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20120407a1.html Dr. Jeffrey Hornung came to the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in September 2010 as an associate professor. His area of expertise includes East Asian security issues, primarily those related to Japan and the U.S.-Japan alliance. His interests [...]
APCSS professor Dr. Jeffrey W. Hornung had two articles published this week in separate publications. The first article entitled "How the F-35 May Hurt U.S.-Japan Ties" was published in The Diplomat Apr. 5, and discusses the decision made by Japan’s defense ministry to replace its aging fleet with the F-35 stealth fighter. Dr. Hornung also had his article "Japan's DPJ: The Party of Change" featured in this week's Pacific Forum Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) PacNet Newsletter. According to Hornung, "when the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in 2009, alliance watchers focused on two of its security-related promises: [...]
Japan has made extraordinary progress in recovering from last year’s earthquake and tsunami. But will political bickering stop progress in its tracks? That’s the subject of a new article “What Japan Must Do Now” by APCSS’ Dr. Jeffery Hornung published by The Diplomat. According to Hornung, “Despite the enormity of the disaster, Japan has made a remarkable recovery over the past year. Still, ongoing problems with Fukushima and debris removal limit the pace of reconstruction. Japanese officials are still debating the lessons learned from this disaster to allow them to be better prepared in future. The fact is that implementation of [...]
APCSS professors continue to have articles appearing in professional journals. While these articles are their own personal opinions and not the opinions of APCSS or the U.S. government, we do like to tell you about them! Dr. Jeffrey Hornung was recently published in The Diplomat. His article “Japan’s Future in the Balance” is a timely piece based on the upcoming Asia Pacific Economic Consortium (APEC) meetings here in Hawaii. In the article Hornung discusses how Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is “facing his toughest challenge – and it has nothing to do with recovery from the March disasters…Noda faces a dilemma of choosing [...]
APCSS professor Dr. Jeffrey Hornung looks at the growing relationship between Japan and India in an editorial written for the Japan Times. According to Hornung, “Over the past decade, India and Japan have built a relationship of strategic cooperation to promote collaboration on regional and global issues. An examination of the current situation indicates that their relations are a sum greater than its parts.”
Dr. Jeffrey Hornung recently published an article entitled "Glum & Glummer in Japan" in the Asia Pacific Bulletin. The article focuses on Japan's political parties and what's next for Japan. The Asia Pacific Bulletin is published by the East West Center. PDF link: http://www.eastwestcenter.org/fileadmin/stored/pdfs/apb094.pdf -END- Jeffrey Hornung is associate professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the U.S. Pacific Command, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.