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 […]

101 Fellows Complete ASC 14-2 Course

admin On May 15, 2014, in College, Courses, by admin

The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies proudly welcomed 101 additional Fellows into its APCSS alumni ohana today during a commencement ceremony for the Advanced Security Cooperation 14-2 course, held from April 10 to May 15, 2014.  This diverse group of security practitioners represented 33 different countries, territories, and economies and was comprised of senior leaders […]

Latest articles by APCSS’ Dr. Mohan Malik

admin On May 1, 2014, in College, Faculty, Malik, Research, by admin

Dr. Mohan Malik continues to share his expertise on China as well as geopolitics in several recent articles. Last summer he was published in the World Affairs Journal. His articled entitled “Historical Fiction: China’s South China Sea Claims” looks at the historical context of the dispute which continues to make headlines. According to Dr. Malik, […]

Federal Executive Board Honors APCSS Employees

admin On May 1, 2014, in College, Faculty, Staff, by admin

HONOLULU — Twelve Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies employees were recognized at the Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board’s (FEB) 58th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Awards luncheon being held at the Hickam AFB Officer’s Club May 2. The annual event honors employees from many government agencies in Hawaii for their outstanding efforts, dedication, and contribution to the […]

APCSS professor releases analytical report on Security Sector Reform

admin On April 28, 2014, in Courses, Faculty, Faculty Articles, JNankivell, Research, by admin

In his latest paper on Security Sector Reform, Dr. Justin Nankivell discusses how Chile serves as a good model for Asia-Pacific nations to take note of. According to Nankivell, “as the Asia-Pacific region continues its momentous rise in the 21st century, issues of internal security sector governance and security sector transformation have become increasingly paramount. […]

APCSS publishes Women, Peace, & Security Strategy

admin On April 24, 2014, in Alumni, College, Faculty, by admin

This week the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies unveiled a new strategic policy statement in support of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS). The strategy outlines APCSS’ commitment to fostering an inclusive security sector through engagement and executive education of security practitioners in the Asia-Pacific Region. According to Navy Lt. Cmdr. […]

Editorial: Colombia at the Crossroads: Rebels, Drugs and Democratic Policies

admin On April 17, 2014, in Courses, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Opinions/Editorials, by admin

by Rouben Azizian, Ph.D., and Lt. Nicholas Matcheck U.S. Navy T he security sector development in the Asia-Pacific could draw lessons from the valuable experience and accomplishments of Colombia, a Pacific Latin American nation, which has been struggling for decades to end a devastating civil conflict. The conflict has features familiar to several Asia-Pacific nations […]

Prompt Global Strike: China and the Spear

China is conducting substantial research into both countering and developing hypersonic, precision-guidance, and boost-glide technologies, with the DF-21D and WU-14 weapon systems as just two recent examples, according Dr. Lora Saalman, Associate Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. In her independent paper, “Prompt Global Strike: China and the Spear,” she states that the […]

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