Making the Most of It: China’s Military Wins the Covid-19 Fight in Wuhan

By |2020-04-06T14:29:39-10:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Faculty Articles, Journal, Dorman|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. David Dorman shares his perspective on “Making the Most of It: China’s Military Wins the Covid-19 Fight in Wuhan” for Security Nexus. In this Op Ed, Dorman states that “An important part of China’s domestic propaganda work since January has been to obfuscate the Communist Party’s early role in allowing a virus that has killed tens of thousands worldwide to spread unchecked across and out of China. One method has been to commandeer the image of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) medical staff saving lives in Wuhan to mask the Party’s role in creating the crisis.” Read full paper

Srini Sitaraman

By |2020-03-11T15:04:29-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Srini Sitaraman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Asia Pacific Studies (DKI APCSS) as a Professor in December 2019. His focus at the DKIAPCSS is on the Indo-Pacific Security with a particular focus on South Asia, Regional Conflict, and India-China Relations. He is also interested in New Technologies & International Security, Internet and Digital Diplomacy, Nonproliferation, and the United Nations and International Law. Prior to arriving at the DKI APCSS, Dr. Sitaraman was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clark University in Worcester, MA, where he directed the award-winning Model United Nations [...]

Michael S. Bucher

By |2020-02-10T09:05:02-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Lieutenant Colonel Mike Bucher joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2020 as a military faculty member. He is a U.S. Air Force Foreign Area Officer with extensive experience in the Indo-Pacific Region in the diplomatic corps and security cooperation enterprise. Lt. Col. Bucher was commissioned in 1995 and first served as an aircraft maintenance officer when he added the F-16 to his portfolio of previous work on T-38, F-15 and FB-111A aircraft. In 2000 he transitioned to be a mathematical analyst and joined the teaching faulty at the U.S. Air Force Academy [...]

Anthony Brown

By |2019-09-26T13:04:36-10:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Major Anthony Brown joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in June, 2018.  Major Brown is the Regional Engagement Operations Officer, Regional Engagement Operations Department at DKI APCSS, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Honolulu, Hawaii.  He is responsible for the planning, development and execution of logistical requirements for senior leader engagements with 45 Indo-pacific nations to include workshops, dialogues and visits. Major Brown was commissioned in 2006 through the Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program as a graduate of Sonoma State University California.  As an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, he served in numerous [...]

Armenio G. Salaguinto

By |2019-09-19T09:31:23-10:00August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Major Armenio Salaguinto joined Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2019 following his tour with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 and served as a Reconnaissance Marine with 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. In 2005, he served as a team member of 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company and deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2007, he was commissioned and assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment. In 2009, he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF) and served as a [...]

Jeremy “JB” Brown

By |2019-09-05T16:35:16-10:00August 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Major Jeremy “JB” Brown is a native of Newnan, GA and currently serves as an Army Fellow at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.  He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of the Field Artillery in December, 2004 after graduating from the University of North Georgia. Upon completion of the FA Officer Basic Course, MAJ Brown was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment where he served as a Company Fire Support Officer.  Later, he served as the Battalion Ammunition Officer, Platoon Leader and Battery Executive Officer in 2nd Battalion, 12th Field [...]

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 |2020-05-05T16:27:59-10:00July 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 [...]

Jim Mcmullin

By |2020-05-05T16:30:22-10:00January 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 [...]

Alex S. Botardo

By |2019-07-02T15:54:59-10:00August 29th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Major Botardo is currently assigned to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI-APCSS) as USINDOPACOM Foreign Area Officer, with a regional focus in Southeast Asia. He joined DKI-APCSS in August 2017 as a Military Professor and College Operations Officer. Prior to joining DKI-APCSS, Maj Botardo was a student at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California studying Southeast Asia regional security studies under the Air Force International Affairs Officer Deliberate Development Program. Maj Botardo is also a career Cyberspace Operations Officer. From 2004 to 2008, he served many positions at the Headquarters US Air Forces Europe, Directorate [...]