Ben Crowell

By |2019-07-09T10:16:02-10:00July 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Lieutenant Commander Ben Crowell joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies as a Military Fellow in May of 2019. His area of focus at DKI APCSS is strategic policy for maritime security and security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region for the United States Coast Guard. His professional interests are maritime security operations, and maritime terrorism. Lieutenant Commander Crowell was commissioned in the United States Coast Guard in 2005. He was assigned to the Northeastern United States where he served as a maritime law enforcement officer, and search and rescue coordinator. In 2007 he was assigned to [...]

Wade Turvold

By |2019-07-02T15:43:12-10:00July 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Wade Turvold joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in June 2019 after a 30 year career in the U.S. Navy. He was privileged to serve in two educational assignments during this time, as the U.S. Navy Senior Service Representative and Director National Security Studies at the U.S. Army War College, and the U.S. Navy Exchange Directing Staff at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom in Shrivenham, England. He served as a Naval Flight Officer during his career and has extensive experience flying P-3C and P-8A aircraft. Mr. Turvold commanded Patrol Squadron [...]

Assoc. Prof. Lumbaca publishes an article on the changing landscape of terrorism

By |2019-04-23T09:10:56-10:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: College, External Publications, Faculty, Independent Faculty Articles, Lumbaca|Tags: , , |

DKI APCSS Associate Professor Lt. Col. J. “Lumpy” Lumbaca published an article in Small Wars Journal recently entitled “Indo-Pacific Terrorism: What to expect for the foreseeable future.” The article addresses the influence of the Islamic State on terrorists, the effective use of technologies to increase the sophistication in terror attacks and a multitude of other factors that have changed the terrorist landscape in the past two decades. Excerpt: The advancements here are more about hardware, tactics, techniques, and procedures used by terrorists to make attacks more deadly.  The May 2018 Islamic State-linked Jamaah Ansharut Daulah suicide bombings in Surabaya demonstrated the [...]

J. “Lumpy” Lumbaca

By |2019-06-04T14:10:37-10:00March 19th, 2019|Tags: , |

J. “Lumpy” Lumbaca, US Army Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in March 2019. His academic focus is on counter-terrorism, illicit activities, insurgency, and radicalization Prior to his arrival at the Center, Lumpy served for over twenty years on Active Duty in various positions throughout the US Special Operations Forces (SOF) community with primary emphasis on the Indo-Pacific region. He commanded Green Berets at the A-Team and B-Team levels, and held various other positions within the US Army’s 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Okinawa, Japan and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, [...]

Jim Mcmullin

By |2019-02-25T13:59:59-10:00January 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Captain Jim McMullin, a Naval Foreign Area Officer (FAO), came to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in December 2018 to serve as a Military Professor with a focus on Maritime Security Cooperation. CAPT McMullin began his military career when he was commissioned to be a Submarine Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy in May 1995. He is a graduate of several military and specialty schools including: Naval Nuclear Power School, Nuclear Power Training Unit, Naval Submarine School, Naval Diving & Salvage Training Center, Naval War College (non-resident), Joint Forces Staff College, and the Defense Language [...]

Sungmin Cho

By |2019-03-12T14:48:31-10:00October 29th, 2018|Tags: , |

Dr. Sungmin Cho joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in August 2018. His area of research interests covers China-Korean Peninsula relations, North Korea’s nuclear program, Korean unification, and the US alliance in East Asia. Dr. Cho also closely follows the domestic politics of China, Taiwan, and North Korea. Prior to arriving at DKI APCSS, Dr. Cho was a lecturer for the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown University from 2016 to 2018, where he taught on a range of subjects including the domestic politics of China and the politics of nuclear weapons in East [...]

Mikel “Rez” Resnick

By |2019-07-02T10:17:17-10:00September 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

MAJ Mikel Resnick came to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2018 as a US Army Fellow.  A native of Oak Ridge Tennessee he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point (Class ’05) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Area Studies of Latin America.. His military education includes Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captains Career Course, and Command and General Staff College. He has a graduate of several specialty courses which include: Modern Army Combatives Levels I-IV, Faculty Development Course, Mechanized Leaders Course, Anti-Armor Leaders Course, Airborne School, and Pathfinder School. [...]

Qiana N. Harder

By |2019-02-25T12:50:26-10:00September 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

MAJ Qiana Harder came to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in August 2018 as a US Army Fellow. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, she received her commission as a second lieutenant in 2002. Her military education includes Military Police Officer Basic Course, Military Police Captains Career Course, Combined Arms and Staff Services Course, and Command and General Staff College. She is a graduate of several specialty courses which include: Joint CWMD Planning Course, Security Cooperation Planners Course, Defense Strategy Course, National Security Course, Red Team Member Course, Strategic Studies Course, Conventional Physical and Crime Prevention [...]

Elina Noor

By |2019-02-25T14:10:33-10:00April 19th, 2018|Tags: , |

Ms. Elina Noor joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in April 2018.  Her areas of focus at DKI APCSS are international security, international law, and cyberspace; countering violent extremism; and Southeast Asia. Prior to arriving at DKI APCSS, she spent most of her career at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where she last served as Director, Foreign Policy & Security Studies. While there, she worked closely with the Malaysian and other governments on a range of strategic and regional issues, including the Malaysian Cabinet-mandated national interest analysis on the Trans-Pacific [...]

Benjamin J. Ryan

By |2019-02-25T14:24:04-10:00September 5th, 2017|Tags: , |

Dr. Benjamin J. Ryan joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS), Honolulu, U.S., in August 2017. His areas of focus at APCSS are community resilience, global health, regional disaster coordination and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR). Dr. Ryan has led workshops, training, lectures and activities in his areas of focus across the Indo-Pacific, Europe and North America. This includes engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on HADR, responding to natural disasters and disease outbreaks (including Ebola and Dengue), leading health sector preparations for the G20 Finance Ministers meetings held in Australia, [...]

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