CFE-DMHA, APCSS partner to maximize disaster preparedness knowledge in the Asia-Pacific

admin On June 25, 2014, in Courses, by admin

HONOLULU, Hawaii – In the world of natural disasters, knowledge is power. As a means of building the knowledge base in the Asia-Pacific, two U.S. Pacific Command organizations – the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA) and Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) – have partnered together to provide officials from […]

Editorial: Making the Case for a More Robust Regional Security Architecture in the Asia-Pacific

Jeffrey W. Hornung Now, there are a lot of folks, a lot of skeptics, who often downplay the effectiveness of multilateral action.  For them, working through international institutions like the U.N. or respecting international law is a sign of weakness.  I think they’re wrong…I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being.  But […]

Alumni Perspective on Crisis in Ukraine and the Implications for the Asia-Pacific

admin On June 10, 2014, in Alumni, College, Courses, by admin

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. U.S. Air Force Major John Rogers, who recently completed the Advanced Security Cooperation Course (ASC 14-2), […]

Balancing the Rebalance

admin On June 9, 2014, in Courses, Faculty, by admin

Former APCSS military professor Col. Bryan Truesdell recently completed a paper entitled “Balance within the Rebalance: The Supporting Role of the U.S. Military in the Asia-Pacific Region” as part of his Army War College Fellowship. This paper discusses the need for the U.S. to use its military cautiously when attempting to enhance its influence in […]

New article by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung on the East China Sea

admin On June 6, 2014, in College, Faculty, Hornung, by admin

“The East China Sea Boils: China and Japan’s Dangerous Dance” is the latest article by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung for “The National Interest .” In his article, Dr. Hornung looks at recent behavioral trends by Japan and China which he believes is “worrisome, because as China engages in more provocative behavior short of war in the East […]

Alumni Perspective on Tackling Corruption

PAO On June 4, 2014, in Alumni, by PAO

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. Ministry of Defense Deputy Secretary Prakash Praveen Siddharth (India), who recently completed the Advanced Security Cooperation Course […]

SCO: A Tenable Provider of Security in Post-2014 Central Asia?

admin On June 3, 2014, in College, Faculty, Reeves, by admin

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: A Tenable Provider of Security in Post-2014 Central Asia? Can the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) service as a security provider in post-2014 Central Asia? In this article, Dr. Jeffrey Reeves discusses whether, and to what degree, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) can fill this role. His article accomplishes this by contrasting […]

New article by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung & Prof. Shyam Tekwani for The Diplomat

admin On May 28, 2014, in Faculty, Hornung, Tekwani, by admin

A new article was published on The Diplomat by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung & Prof. Shyam Tekwani May 27 entitled “Modi is NOT India’s Shinzo Abe.” Despite obvious similarities, Modi and Abe differ substantially. Still, Indo-Japanese ties will flourish under them. Excerpt: “Building on this past decade of growth, and undergirded by their mutual admiration, personal friendship, and […]

APCSS’ associate professor speaks at ATG MIDPAC event

admin On May 27, 2014, in College, Ear, Faculty, by admin

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Associate Professor Jessica Ear gave a talk to Sailors at the Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific (ATG MIDPAC) Pearl Harbor, to commemorate the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 22. She discussed key U.S. legislation that enabled equal opportunity for Asian American and Pacific Islanders. She also recognized notable […]

Alumni Perspectives on Maritime Security Cooperation

admin On May 22, 2014, in Courses, by admin

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. The first “Alumni Perspectives” to be published is by Dr. Sithara Fernando who recently completed the […]

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