Pakistan: National Security Dilemmas and Transition to Democracy

On April 21, 2015, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Yamin, by APCSS Editor

Dr. Saira Yamin’s paper on “Pakistan: National Security Dilemmas and Transition to Democracy” was recently published by the Journal of Asia Security and International Affairs.   The following is an abstract: “Empirical evidence supports the notion that emergent and hybrid democratic regimes are often unstable and conflict-ridden. While these are important findings, the implication that instability is induced […]

Success of bilateral workshop furthers U.S.-Vietnam relationship

On April 17, 2015, in College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Continuing a steady trend of increasing U.S.-Vietnam cooperation, Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies teamed up for a joint workshop promoting international partnership building. The March 16-20 event marked the 20th anniversary of the restoration of formal U.S.-Vietnam ties. Titled “Vietnam and Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific” the […]

APCSS Professor Presents Workshop Findings at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

On April 15, 2015, in Courses, Ear, Faculty, Faculty Articles, by APCSS Editor

After a workshop is complete there is always a question of what’s next? What will happen with this information? Recently, findings from one workshop were shared at a United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. Associate Professor Jessica Ear represented the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies at the Third UN WCDRR March 17 in […]

Lao PDR, APCSS join hands to prep nation for ASEAN leadership

On April 10, 2015, in Courses, by APCSS Editor

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic will assume the Chairmanship of the ASEAN in 2016. To assist in preparations for this regional leadership role, the ASEAN Department in Lao PDR’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs – supported by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies – hosted a seminar April 7 to 8 in Vientiane. The chairmanship will […]

APCSS associate professor publishes an article on Asian security

On March 13, 2015, in College, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Assoc. Prof. Kerry Lynn Nankivell published an article in Asian Security this month about history and the South China Sea entitled “The Stories Nations Tell, in Three Voices.” To view or download the entire article, go to http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14799855.2015.1005740#abstract Kerry Nankivell is an associate professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security […]

APCSS class evaluates, debates issues associated with modern-day terrorism

On March 13, 2015, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, Staff, by APCSS Editor

Teams of international Fellows went head-to-head during four debates that marked the latest iteration of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ course on terrorism held Feb. 11 – March 13. The Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (15-1) course brought 107 Fellows from 47 locations worldwide to this intense month-long course that ended today. CSRT provides […]

Director Leaf meets with alumni in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

On March 11, 2015, in Alumni, Staff, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

While visiting Sri Lanka for the “Building Partnerships in South Asia Disaster Risk Reduction” workshop, APCSS Direct Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Dan Leaf used to opportunity to reconnect with alumni in Sri Lanka as well as in the Maldives. “We held alumni gatherings in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, with 270 and 108 alumni in the […]

U.S. and Sri Lanka partner to reduce risks of natural disasters

On March 11, 2015, in Alumni, Faculty, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

See Also: Director Leaf meets with alumni in Sri Lanka and the Maldives Disaster Management practitioners from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka came together in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 3-5 to exchange partnership ideas to help reduce risks from natural disasters. The event focused on creating new partnerships not only among different countries, […]

Fiji – APCSS partner to enhance security sector development

On March 9, 2015, in Courses, Faculty, Workshop, by APCSS Editor

To help strengthen Fiji’s comprehensive security capabilities, its government, in partnership with the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, conducted a Security Sector Development Workshop in Suva Feb. 24-27. The workshop was conducted at the invitation of the Government of Fiji, and in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Suva. Fiji is in a period of […]

Renaming of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

On February 24, 2015, in College, Faculty, Staff, by APCSS Editor

Yesterday, the Hawaii Congressional Delegation announced the redesignation of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies as the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The redesignation was included in the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act and signed into law by the President in December 2014. “We’re proud and humble that we will […]

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