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 […]

Advancing Security through a Gender Lens: Building Capacity of International Security Practitioners

On June 21, 2018, in Burgoyne, College, Faculty, Women Peace and Security, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

It’s not uncommon for a faculty member at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies to write a paper about issues in the region.  However, Dr. Saira Yamin and Lt. Col. Michael C. Burgoyne have now written about the Center, specifically, how it is implementing the Women, Peace, and Security program.   The […]

Dr. Yamin selected as Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy

On July 17, 2017, in College, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

Congratulations to Dr. Saira Yamin who was recently selected to be a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy (CGP).  CGP is a US-based think tank working on policy issues pertaining to Political Islam, Violent Extremism and American Muslims. Dr. Yamin continues her role as a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for […]

Egyptian Women as Catalysts of Change in the Arab Spring – Dr. Saira Yamin

On November 5, 2015, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

DKI APCSS’ Dr. Saira Yamin has contributed to a chapter to a new book entitled: “Deconstructing Women, Peace and Security.” The book, edited by Sandra Cheldelin and Martha Mutisi and published by HSRC Press. “Deconstructing Women, Peace and Security” offers a critical review and analysis of many gender-based efforts implemented since 2000, including empowerment policies, […]

Pakistan: National Security Dilemmas and Transition to Democracy – Dr. Saira Yamin

On April 21, 2015, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Saira Yamin’s paper on “Pakistan: National Security Dilemmas and Transition to Democracy” was recently published by the Journal of Asia Security and International Affairs.   The following is an abstract: “Empirical evidence supports the notion that emergent and hybrid democratic regimes are often unstable and conflict-ridden. While these are important findings, the implication that instability is induced […]

Mapping Conflict Trends in Pakistan

On February 13, 2014, in Faculty Articles, Research, Yamin, by PAO

Dr. Saira Yamin’s research paper on “Mapping Conflict Trends in Pakistan” was recently published by the United States Institute of Peace. It is coauthored with APCSS alumna, Salma Malik (EC03-1). A copy of the document is attached and is available online at: If you enjoyed this article, please share it!

APCSS professor publishes a paper on the U.S. role in Afghanistan

On September 18, 2013, in College, Courses, Faculty, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

“Global Governance: Rethinking the US Role in Afghanistan Post 2014” is a paper by APCSS’ Dr. Saira Yamin published in the latest Journal for South Asian Development. ABSTRACT: The research evaluates the progress towards security and stabilization in Afghanistan as the country transitions towards a complete US–NATO drawdown in December 2014. It argues that the country’s […]

Women’s Contributions to Economic Growth and Development: The Bangladesh Model

On February 8, 2013, in Faculty Articles, Yamin, by PAO

Dr. Saira Yamin has added a blog entitled “Women’s Contributions to Economic Growth and Development: The Bangladesh Model”  to our Women, Peace and Security Community of Interest page on APCSSLink.  She wrote this blog in preparation for our “Building an Effective Security Sector Through Inclusion” workshop to be held next month in Vietnam. The views expressed […]

2 APCSS faculty have articles published

On July 25, 2012, in College, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Kim, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies faculty members Dr. Steven Kim and Dr. Saira Yamin both had articles published recently. Dr. Kim had an article entitled “North Korea is not Burma” published July 19 in East Asia Forum, which provides a platform for the best in East Asian analysis, research and policy comment on the Asia […]

APCSS Professors discuss thawing relations between India and Pakistan, and Maritime Security

On April 26, 2012, in Faculty, Faculty Articles, Research, Vuving, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

India-Pakistan relations and U.S. dominance in Maritime Security are two of the latest Opinion-Editorials written by APCSS faculty members. APCSS’ newest faculty member, Dr. Saira Yamin,  was recently featured in the Christian Science Monitor . Her Op-Ed entitled: “How a Glacier could Thaw Dangerous India and Pakistan Freeze,” looks at the impact of a recent […]

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