Countries of the Asia-Pacific Region Include:
* currently not eligible for invitation per U.S. State Department
** Territories of France
The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is a Department of Defense academic institution providing a forum where current and future, military and civilian leaders from many Asia-Pacific nations gather to enhance Asia-Pacific security cooperation through programs of executive education, professional exchange and policy-relevant research.
Above is a listing of countries in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility and other countries that are routinely invited to APCSS courses. Other countries of studies who have attended an APCSS course includes: Afghanistan, Angola, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chad, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Iraq, Kenya, Lithuania, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Poland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay