Transnational Security Cooperation course concludes with 29 new alumni

admin On December 19, 2013, in Courses, Faculty, by admin

Twenty-nine senior executives from 27 locations completed the Transnational Security Cooperation (TSC) course December 13 at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. They included military and civilian leaders from Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua-New Guinea, the […]

Alumnus Returns to Share Perspective with Current Fellows

admin On December 9, 2013, in Alumni, College, by admin

Security Sector Assessment was a topic of discussion during the first day of the Transnational Security Cooperation Course held at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. Cyril P. Cusi, a Philippine alumnus of the Advanced Security Cooperation Course (09-1), presented his perspective on security sector assessments. Over the last year, Cusi developed a […]

APCSS Dean attends 17th ASEAN Regional Forum Heads of Defense Universities, Colleges and Institutions meeting

admin On November 25, 2013, in College, Courses, by admin

The ASEAN Regional Forum, Heads of Defense Universities, Colleges and Institutions Meetings (HDUCIM) is a process enabling regional military leaders to engage in discussion of academic matters associated with the training and professional  development of regional militaries.  The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies has been associated with ARF HNDUCIM since 2008.  This year Dean Carleton […]

Editorial: Japan’s New Security Policies

admin On November 25, 2013, in Courses, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Hornung, Opinions/Editorials, by admin

Editorial Japan’s New Security Policies Jeffrey W. Hornung, Ph.D.   F or the past decade, Northeast Asia has experienced dramatic changes. China’s rapid economic growth has been accompanied by an equally rapid rise in its military spending and a willingness to engage in coercive diplomacy. North Korea too has become increasingly belligerent and willing to […]

APOC 13-3 Graduates

admin On November 12, 2013, in College, Courses, Faculty, by admin

One hundred American and international Fellows graduated from the Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC), held November 4-8, at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.  This was the third edition of this course given within the year, signifying its’ popularity amongst various on-island major component commands, civilian counterpart agencies and regional partnered nations including Australia, Brunei, Canada, […]

APCSS First Brown Bag Lunch – Webinar

admin On November 7, 2013, in Courses, by admin

On November 6, APCSS hosted its first brown bag lunch seminar that was simultaneously live-streamed as a webinar.  Entitled, “Security Implications of Recent North Korean Behavior,” the hour long presentation and discussion was provided by APCSS Director, retired Lt. Gen Dan “Fig” Leaf.    Included in the live audience of 76 attendees were current Fellows from […]

APCSS hosts joint workshop with the NZDF CSC

admin On November 7, 2013, in Alumni, College, Courses, Workshop, by admin

Fellows and faculty from the New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) Command and Staff College (CSC) attended a joint workshop hosted at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) from November 4-7. Focused on security dynamics and cooperation in the Asia Pacific region, this was the third consecutive year that the Center has partnered with the […]

Bio-Preparedness in the Asia-Pacific

admin On October 10, 2013, in College, Conference, Faculty, Workshop, by admin

Coordination of bio-preparedness strategies across a region was the topic of a workshop held September 23-27 at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.  The workshop, co-hosted by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, U.S. Pacific Command and APCSS, brought together 33 security experts from across the region to discuss the challenges of preparing to respond effectively […]


admin On October 6, 2013, in Faculty, Staff, by admin

ATTENTION APCSS EMPLOYEES (as 6 Oct), message from Vice Adm. Rixey, DSCA director. ALL APCSS staff and faculty should return to work tomorrow morning: “All, We have reviewed the SecDef guidance concerning the Pay Our Military Act and have concluded that all DSCA activities are in direct support of uniformed military, and the military operations […]

ASC 13-2 Course rescheduled

PAO On October 4, 2013, in Courses, by PAO

Due to the continued U.S. Government shutdown and furlough of employees, the Advanced Security Cooperation (ASC) Course 13-2 scheduled to commence on 10 October 2013 has been deferred until 9 January – 13 February 2014.  Accordingly, no Fellows registered for ASC 13-2 should commence travel at this time.  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this […]

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