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Admiral Linda Fagan Calls for a ‘Unity of Effort’ to Enforce Maritime Security

By |2022-10-25T10:03:15-10:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Courses, Alumni, news, Alumni-kiosk|Tags: , |

Fagan, an alumnus of the Transnational Security Cooperation (TSC) course 19-1, was honored as the first female Service Chief of any U.S. military service on June 1, 2022. In her remarks to the 103 Fellows, she expounded on the U.S. Coast Guard’s various responsibilities, which include search and rescue, maritime safety, environmental protection, port security, and Illegal, Unregulated, Unreported (IUU) Fishing. Fagan emphasized that to enforce Maritime security in the Indo-Pacific region it will take a “unity of effort.” “Together, we strengthen maritime governance,” said Fagan. “There is not any one of us in this room that has all the authority, capacity, and capability to counter some of the threats facing us collectively.”

Report on China’s Influence on the Freely Associated States of the Northern Pacific

By |2022-09-23T10:31:27-10:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Courses, Forman, publication, news|Tags: |

This paper highlights some of the moves China is making in the Indo-Pacific region to ascertain more influence as well as provides an overview of the significance of US relations with the Freely Associated States (FAS).

U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Dialogues with Oceania Subject Matter Experts

By |2022-09-20T09:29:41-10:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: DKI APCSS, news|Tags: , |

In preparation for his upcoming travel to the region, Admiral Sam Paparo, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited the Center to engage in a roundtable discussion with Oceania subject matter experts. The participants represented premier experts from three organizations located on Oahu: DKI APCSS, the East-West Center, and the Pacific Forum.

DKI APCSS hosts the 17th ADMM Plus EWG on Maritime Security

By |2022-09-26T16:08:28-10:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Conference, DKI APCSS, news|Tags: , , |

Pursuing practical cooperative measures to mitigate maritime security challenges was one of the topics addressed at the recent 17th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus, Experts’ Working Group on Maritime Security held August 23-24 at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, HI.

Flo Rapozo Paves the Way for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

By |2022-08-16T16:52:43-10:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: College, news|Tags: , |

In recognition of a stellar career in Federal service, Deaf in Government (DIG), a 501(c)(3) organization, has selected Flo Rapozo as a chairperson for the upcoming events: the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity (Honolulu, March 2023), and the Deaf in Government Conference (Washington, D.C., June 2023). “[Her selection] as chairperson speaks volumes about her professionalism, dedication and work ethic,” said Carlton Cramer, Dean of the College of Security Studies. For 22 years, Rapozo has supported the Center’s College of Security Studies as an Education Technician. As part of the College Operations staff she performs a variety of [...]

DKI APCSS Collaborates with the Thai Strategic Studies Center on Senior Course

By |2022-07-27T13:12:06-10:00July 27th, 2022|Categories: Courses, Workshop, news|Tags: , |

Faculty and senior leadership from the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies traveled to Thailand in July to participate in the Senior Security Studies Program hosted by the Royal Thai Armed Forces’ Strategic Studies Center of the National Defence Studies Institute.  The intensive one-week course for senior Thai security sector leaders, held in Bangsaen, Chonburi, emphasized the impact of change in the region as well as the capacity to manage change for both leaders and institutions. Thirty participants from a variety of government organizations attended the course.  They represented various offices within Parliament; the Ministries of Defense, Justice, [...]

Another Strategic Error from Myanmar’s Military Junta

By |2022-08-01T08:21:10-10:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Faculty Articles, Byrd, news|Tags: , , |

On Monday morning (July 25, 2022), Myanmar’s military junta released the news that they executed four political prisoners who were leaders in the movement for democracy. Social media went into over-drive expressing outrage, sorrow, and defiance against the military junta. Domestically and internationally, communities swiftly condemned the unjust execution of the democracy movement leaders.  

Ms. Eun Jung Yi Inspires the Graduates of CSC 22-2 

By |2022-07-25T11:11:41-10:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Courses, news|Tags: |

Aloha everyone. What a gorgeous day to graduate. My name is Eun Jung Yi, and it is a great honour to be up here speaking to you on behalf of CSC-22. I am honored to share this day with you, a day that represents the culmination of an enormous amount of hard work, friendship, and - I dare to say - love.  

Dr. Sungmin Cho Presents at the 22nd Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul

By |2022-07-21T08:25:55-10:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: College, Faculty Articles, news, Cho|Tags: , |

On July 14, DKI APCSS professor Dr. Sungmin Cho joined a panel of experts to discuss North Korea’s most recent nuclear tests and the effects of the Russia-Ukraine war.  In his remarks Dr. Cho presented his analyses on (1) the Chinese view of North Korea’s military provocations in 2022, (2) the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on the Korean Peninsula, and (3) the possibility of North Korea’s 7th nuclear test. The session included panelists Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Vice President for Asia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Mr. Ankit Panda, Senior Fellow of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Markus Garlauskas, nonresident [...]

DKI APCSS Faculty Present at the Thai Strategic Studies Center

By |2022-07-25T09:13:13-10:00July 19th, 2022|Categories: Conference, Workshop, Director, news|Tags: , |

DKI APCSS Director, Pete Gumataotao led a delegation of Center faculty and staff through a visit to Thailand. The trip marked one of the Center’s first expeditions into the region since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.In Thailand, faculty members provided lectures to the Royal Thai Armed Forces’ Strategic Studies Center (SSC) of the National Defence Studies Institute for the Senior Security Studies Program, which was held July 18-22, 2022.The intensive one-week program for senior Thai security sector leaders emphasized key geopolitical and security trends in the region as well as capacities [...]

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