Post-Hague: The Philippines and Strategic Balance

By |2016-07-27T11:13:53-10:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: College, Faculty, Watson|

http://www.risingpowersinitiative.org/publication/post-hague-the-philippines-and-strategic-balance/ By Dr. Virginia Bacay Watson “Post-Hague: The Philippines and Strategic Balance” is a new policy brief written by DKI APCSS’ Dr. Virginia Bacay Watson. In her brief, Dr. Watson does a preliminary examination of the new Philippine leaders approach to foreign policy specifically of the new challenges and opportunities this has created. The strategic balance, according to Dr. Watson, “might well be the underpinning for President Duterte’s strategic stance: first, between domestic and international interests, and second, between the United States and China.” The brief was published as part of Rising Powers Initiative. The Initiative is hosted by the Sigur [...]

Dr. Watson contributes chapter to book on emerging technology – Dr. Virginia Bacay-Watson

By |2017-03-09T11:26:28-10:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Watson|

DKI APCSS associate professor Dr. Virginia Bacay-Watson has contributed a chapter to a new book entitled “Emerging Critical Technologies and Security in the Asia-Pacific.” According to the publisher’s abstract, the book looks at how “the proliferation of advanced militarily relevant technologies in the Asia-Pacific over the past few decades has been a significant, and perhaps even alarming, development. This volume addresses how such technologies may affect military capabilities and military advantage in the region.” Watson’s chapter is entitled “Off-setting the Impacts of Emerging Critical Technology” and focuses on how nations can off-set the high costs of technology. The book edited by [...]

Exploring Resource Security Policy and Green Science & Technology in Asia

By |2014-04-03T12:42:32-10:00April 3rd, 2014|Categories: College, Watson|

The scientific and technological dimensions of resource scarcity challenges and how governments are looking for ways to meet these challenges are examined in a paper by Dr. Virginia Bacay Watson called  “Resource Security and Green Science & Technology Policy in Asia.” In her paper, Watson states that “with their focus on advancing green capabilities, the emerging economies of Asia will become major sources of indigenous, clean-technology innovations.” She also discusses how strategic alliances’ coalescing around scarce resources is distinctly different from an alliance based solely on capacities. While the vulnerabilities and risks of green economies have yet to be studied, Watson [...]

APCSS Faculty releases a publication entitle ‘Interface of Science, Technology & Security’

By |2015-10-26T11:17:12-10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Faculty Articles, Hauger, KNankivell, Malik, Watson, Wieninger|

Faculty from the  Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies recently released a publication entitled "Interface of Science, Technology & Security." Dr. Virginia Watson edited the publication and Dr. Mohan Malik, Prof. Kerry Nankivell, Dr. Scott Hauger and Dr. William Wieninger all contributed. For a complete breakdown of the publication by chapter, click here. -END-

Two APCSS professors selected to present at Asia Policy Assembly

By |2014-08-29T16:11:12-10:00June 1st, 2010|Categories: Faculty, Faculty Articles, Vuving, Watson|

APCSS professors  Virginia Watson and  Alexander Vuving  will present papers at the Asia Policy Assembly, an inaugural conference of the National Asia Research Program.  The two day conference will be held in Washington, D.C., June 17-18. Dr. Watson  will be presenting her paper entitled “Getting Blue and Ready: Water Governance in Asia.”  Dr. Vuving   will present his paper entitled “The Transformation of Vietnam’s Behavior and its Lessons for Policy Toward Recalcitrant States.” […]