* currently not eligible for invitation per U.S. State Department
** Territories of France
The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is a Department of Defense institution providing a forum where current and future, military and civilian leaders from many Asia-Pacific nations gather to enhance Asia-Pacific security cooperation through programs of executive education, professional exchange and policy-relevant research.
Above is a listing of countries that are generally defined as the “Indo-Asia-Pacific” region and most are routinely invited to APCSS courses.
Other links to definitions of the Asia-Pacific Region: