Directors Log: A new year’s focus

On January 11, 2019, in Director, Director's Log, by APCSS Editor

We’ve accomplished so much this year even up to the last weeks of December and now it’s time to give pause in our busy schedule to recharge our batteries, reflect on our awesome accomplishments this past year, and to reset our focus towards 2019 and beyond which is turning out to be as ambitious and exciting as this past year.

Enhancing Southeast Asia Maritime Law Enforcement Capacity through Regional Partnership and Cooperation

On January 4, 2019, in Conference, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

A team of faculty members from the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) played a crucial role in supporting the 6th Gulf of Thailand Maritime Law Enforcement Initiative (GOTI) Commanders’ Forum in Bangkok, Thailand from December 11-14, 2018.

US, Taiwan Lead Multilateral Workshop on Private, Civil and Public Disaster Response Cooperation

On December 19, 2018, in Conference, by APCSS Editor

An outreach team from the United States and disaster management professionals from 12 Indo-Pacific countries including Taiwan, participated in a workshop December 11-14 to explore ways to integrate private, civil and public sectors into disaster response. The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) and the National Science and Technology Center for […]

US-Pakistan Relations: The Search for a Middle Ground

On December 17, 2018, in External Publications, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

By Dr. Saira Yamin December 17, 2018, Pakistan Politico “US-Pakistan Relations: The Search for a Middle Ground” (link is external) published by Pakistan Politico is the latest article by Dr. Saira Yamin. According to Yamin, “Relations between the United States and Pakistan have soured considerably in 2018.  A recurring exchange of flustered tweets by statesmen […]

Faculty addresses HADR rationale in Indo-Pacific

On December 10, 2018, in Campbell, Canyon, Independent Faculty Articles, Ryan, by APCSS Editor

Three DKI APCSS Faculty members recently co-authored a paper entitled “Rationale for involving the private sector in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the Indo-Pacific.” Dr. Benjamin Ryan, Dr. Deon Canyon and Dr. James Campbell all contributed to the paper. The article was also co-authored by Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Woodrow Wilson International Center for […]

Vietnam’s National Security Architecture

On November 27, 2018, in Vuving, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Alexander L. Vuving has a new paper entitled “Vietnam’s National Security Architecture” which is an overview of their system and some of their major security threats and concerns. These threats and concerns include the South China Sea disputes, regime critics and opposition, natural and environmental disasters and climate change, and trafficking. View/read paper online […]

Unique perspectives, richness of discussion highlight TSC 18-2

On November 20, 2018, in College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

Twenty-seven senior leaders from 23 locations participated in the Transnational Security Cooperation course (TSC) 18-2 from Nov. 4-9 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS). The course manager was Dr. Scott Hauger and the course coordinator was Prof. Elina Noor. The course is offered twice a year to senior security […]

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 […]

DKI APCSS Alumni Bring Regional Perspective to Maritime Security Challenges

On November 1, 2018, in Alumni, Conference, McDonald, by APCSS Editor

By Lt. Col. Scott McDonald, USMC The end of the relative stability of the bi-polar Cold War has given way to a complex and challenging security environment. Meanwhile, the growth of multinational supply chains and supranational information flows have emphasized the importance of the sea in a manner not appreciated since the Nineteenth Century. These […]

ASC 18-2 Concludes with 106 New Fellows

On October 26, 2018, in Alumni, College, Courses, by APCSS Editor

One hundred six Fellows graduated from the Advance Security Cooperation Course (ASC) 18-2 Oct. 24, with broader perspectives and a newly developed common understanding of the challenges and opportunities to security in the region and enhanced networks of cooperation. U.S. and international Fellows from 34 locations took part in this course’s latest iteration (ASC 18-2) […]

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