The Role of History and Law in the South China Sea and Arctic Ocean

By |2017-08-11T16:49:18-10:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: College, External Publications, Faculty, JNankivell|

“The Role of History and Law in the South China Sea and Arctic Ocean” is a new analysis written by Dr. Justin Nankivell, Associate Dean of Academics at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies for the Maritime Awareness Project. According to a release by the National Bureau of Asian Research: “The law of the sea regime is in the early phases of a significant shift and subject to increased tension in its central normative structure. This has been the case many times historically, with each phase of the law moving in a path-dependent fashion through different international political [...]

The Reality of China’s Legal Obligations in the South China Sea

By |2016-07-27T11:07:07-10:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: College, Courses, Faculty, JNankivell|

“The Reality of China's Legal Obligations in The South China Sea” is the most recently article by DKI APCSS Associate Dean for Academics Dr. Justin Nankivell.   The article was part of a special edition of ASEAN Focus published by the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. This special edition entitled “South China Sea arbitrations: Responses & Implications” is a collection of short pieces analyzing the ruling, written by South China Sea experts from both claimant and non-claimant states. Dr. Nankivell’s article discusses international law, compliance and obligation under the United National Convention on the Law of the Sea [...]

The Role and Use of International Law in the South China Sea Disputes – Dr. Justin Nankivell

By |2017-03-09T11:23:19-10:00April 15th, 2016|Categories: College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, JNankivell|

"The Role and Use of International Law in the South China Sea Disputes” is the latest paper by DKI APCSS Associate Dean Justin Nankivell.  Published by the Maritime Awareness Project, Nankivell reviews how international law works within the framework of foreign policy decisions. The complex relation between law, policy and strategy is undeveloped when it comes to maritime affairs.  He believes that the “South China Sea disputes present a critical laboratory in which these variables can be studied within the context of the current maritime order.” “International law has in fact both enabled and constrained China’s foreign policy since 2009. In [...]

APCSS professor releases analytical report on Security Sector Reform

By |2017-12-22T15:21:54-10:00April 28th, 2014|Categories: Analytical, Courses, Faculty, Faculty Articles, JNankivell, Research|

In his latest paper on Security Sector Reform, Dr. Justin Nankivell discusses how Chile serves as a good model for Asia-Pacific nations to take note of. According to Nankivell, “as the Asia-Pacific region continues its momentous rise in the 21st century, issues of internal security sector governance and security sector transformation have become increasingly paramount. While many Asia-Pacific states in the area of security sector development serve as rich laboratories of best practices in reshaping the modern relationships of civil-military relations, security practitioners in Asia-Pacific states would do well by evaluating models outside of the Western, European, and African regions, turning [...]

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. ” […]