Senior Executive Orientation Course Concludes

On October 9, 2014, in College, by PAO

Thirty-eight Fellows completed the Senior Executive Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (SEAPOC) 14-2 at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Oct. 9. The course is comprised of senior military members and civilians serving in security-related positions, to include diplomatic or defense roles.  The October iteration featured Fellows from the United States, Canada, Taiwan and South Korea; all […]

Mongolia’s Counter-Terrorism Architecture: Implications for Domestic Development and Foreign Partnership

On October 6, 2014, in Reeves, by PAO

Why would a counter terrorism policy matter in a country where terrorism isn’t a major threat?  Dr. Jeffrey Reeves looks at the long-term benefits of Mongolia’s counter terrorism law in his latest paper: “Mongolia’s Counter-Terrorism Architecture: Implications for Domestic Development and Foreign Partnership.” “For Mongolia, counter-terrorism is as much about fostering inter-agency cooperation and facilitating […]

Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

On October 6, 2014, in Malik, by PAO

In Spring 2013, the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies hosted a workshop entitled “Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Region: China, India and U.S. Perspectives.”  Proceedings from the workshop have just been published in a new book, “Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States.” According to Dr. Mohan Malik, workshop […]

APCSS welcomes three new Fellows to faculty

On October 3, 2014, in College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

(Honolulu) – The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) recently welcomed three military Fellows as new members of its academic faculty. They are Col. Todd Fish, and Lt. Cols. Benjamin Hwang and Kenneth Lawrence. Each is serving a one-year tour to expand their strategic-level knowledge of issues impacting the security environment in the Asia-Pacific region […]

Maritime Security Challenges 2014

On October 3, 2014, in Conference, by PAO

  From October 6-9, APCSS and the Canadian Navy, as hosted by the Naval League of Canada, will conduct the 2014 Maritime Security Challenges – Pacific Seapower Conference in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The event brings together over 170 delegates from 26 countries to discuss current topics such as the Maritime Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific […]

APCSS Professor Discusses the Influence of Scholarship on Counterterrorism in China

On October 2, 2014, in Reeves, Research, by PAO

An article on how “Ideas and Influence: Scholarship as a Harbinger of Counterterrorism Institutions, Policies and Laws in the People’s Republic of China” by Dr. Jeffrey Reeves was just published in the “Terrorism and Political Violence” journal. In the article, Reeves demonstrates how scholarship on terrorism in China has provided the intellectual backdrop against which […]

New Occasional Paper on Water Security

On September 30, 2014, in Alumni, Courses, by APCSS Editor

Water is the topic of the latest Occasional Paper published by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. “State Water Resource Competition and the Resulting Consequences of Diminished Water Supply” by Mitchell L. Gildea looks at state competition and conflict over diminishing water resources in the Asia-Pacific region. Originally produced as a masters program thesis, the […]

A Relationship of Convenience: The Russo-Chinese Strategic Partnership

On September 26, 2014, in Alumni, Alumni Perspectives, College, by APCSS Editor

The APCSS Regional Security Studies Internship Program brings to the Center graduate and undergraduate students from around the world to assist and participate in APCSS courses. Amanda Lamothe-Cadet served as a Regional Security Studies Intern in the summer of 2014 and recently completed a paper entitled “A Relationship of Convenience: The Russo-Chinese Strategic Partnership” as […]

Expert on South Asia Joins APCSS Faculty

On September 19, 2014, in College, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

(Honolulu) – Dr. Christopher Snedden, an expert on South Asia, recently joined the staff of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies as a professor. As part of the faculty, Snedden delivers lectures and guides discussions for international Fellows taking part in the Center’s many education programs. APCSS is a Department of Defense institute that addresses […]

APCSS Director Leaf Extended 2 Years

On September 18, 2014, in Faculty, Staff, by APCSS Editor

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dan “Fig” Leaf  will continue to serve as the Director of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies January 2017 after recently being approved for an extension. In a memo to Center staff he stated: “I’m honored to have another two years to work with all of you, changing the […]

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