A Role for Japan in the Fight Against Ebola

On November 4, 2014, in College, External Publications, Faculty, Hornung, Independent Faculty Articles, by APCSS Editor

Editorial: Dr. Jeffrey Hornung has a new OpEd in the Wall Street Journal on Japan’s HADR support capabilities with Paul Midford. Here’s an excerpt from the article. Following criticism of the global response to West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, countries around the world have increased their support. The U.S. is deploying 4,000 troops to Liberia to […]

109 Fellows Complete Advanced Security Cooperation Course 14-3

On October 29, 2014, in Alumni, College, Courses, Faculty, by APCSS Editor

(HONOLULU) – Security practitioners from 34 nations and territories graduated from the Advanced Security Cooperation Course 14-3 today at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. One hundred nine military and civilian Fellows attended the nearly five-week course Sep. 25 – Oct. 29. ASC is an executive education program in which course Fellows’ develop a shared […]

Maritime Security Challenges 2014 Presentations

On October 20, 2014, in Courses, by PAO

Maritime Security Challenges 2014, the 6th iteration of the MSC conference series, took place at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC, Canada from October 6 – 9, 2014. Over 190 delegates from 22 nations came together to discuss important naval issues in an open, frank and intimate environment. Among the conference delegates were 13 […]

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 […]

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