Dr. Jeffrey Hornung completes stay with APCSS

By |2015-07-07T17:55:09-10:00June 24th, 2015|Categories: Faculty, College, Hornung|

Dr. Jeffrey Hornung The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies bid farewell June 19 to Dr. Jeffrey Hornung who served as an associate professor with the Center the last five years. The professor has taken a research fellow position at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA in Washington, D.C. As a member of the APCSS faculty, Hornung helped enhance the leadership and problem solving skills of security practitioners throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Through six on-site courses and numerous workshops held in various nations, APCSS professors build greater understanding of the socio-economic, political, defense, health and environmental issues impacting the region’s security structure. [...]

Japan Chair Platform: Japan Matters for South Korea’s Security

By |2017-03-09T13:16:51-10:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Faculty, College, Hornung|

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies' (APCSS) Dr. Jeffrey Hornung published an article titled "Japan Chair Platform: Japan Matters for South Korea’s Security" on Center for Strategic and International Studies website Nov. 10. Here is an excerpt from the article: A few months ago, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan raised concerns in South Korea when he stated in a Diet committee hearing that U.S. Marines cannot rush to defend South Korea without first engaging in prior consultation with Japan. Seoul’s fear is that Abe can effectively control Washington’s assistance to Seoul in a contingency on the Korean peninsula. What Abe said [...]

Dr. Hornung published in Asian Security Journal

By |2014-06-30T12:09:00-10:00June 30th, 2014|Categories: College, Hornung|

Dr. Jeffrey Hornung's paper " Japan's Growning Hard Hedge Against China" is featured in the latest edition of  "Asian Security." Summary:  As China accumulates more power, Japan is often overlooked as being capable of affecting China’s continued trajectory because of material differences and narratives of Japan being a reactive state. Yet, Beijing’s strategic planning cannot ignore Tokyo because Japan has the ability to affect the region’s security environment. Feeling its presence and influence becoming relatively smaller, Tokyo has been increasingly proactive in its effort to expand its strategic space and shape the regional environment in ways conducive to its interests. A review of [...]

New article by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung on the East China Sea

By |2014-08-29T16:16:18-10:00June 6th, 2014|Categories: Faculty, College, Hornung|

“The East China Sea Boils: China and Japan’s Dangerous Dance” is the latest article by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung for “The National Interest .” In his article, Dr. Hornung looks at recent behavioral trends by Japan and China which he believes is “worrisome, because as China engages in more provocative behavior short of war in the East China Sea, Japan continues to match China’s assertiveness. This tit-for-tat behavior leaves room for mistakes that could have disastrous consequences.” “China and Japan have an incentive to act and reduce tensions before things get worse,” states Hornung. “Neither China nor Japan wants a conflict borne out [...]

New article by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung & Prof. Shyam Tekwani for The Diplomat

By |2014-08-29T16:15:49-10:00May 28th, 2014|Categories: Faculty, Hornung, Tekwani|

A new article was published on The Diplomat by Dr. Jeffrey Hornung & Prof. Shyam Tekwani May 27 entitled "Modi is NOT India’s Shinzo Abe." Despite obvious similarities, Modi and Abe differ substantially. Still, Indo-Japanese ties will flourish under them. Excerpt: "Building on this past decade of growth, and undergirded by their mutual admiration, personal friendship, and a desire for closer bilateral ties, Indo-Japan ties will flourish under Modi and Abe. Both recognize the importance of strengthening their domestic economies while simultaneously expanding their bilateral ties from the existing economic foundation toward stronger strategic ties. From Japan’s perspective, it has spent most of [...]

APCSS’ Dr. Hornung publishes article entitled ‘Mending Japan-S. Korea Ties’ on Japan Times web site

By |2014-03-07T09:31:21-10:00March 7th, 2014|Categories: Courses, Faculty, College, Faculty Articles, Hornung|

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Dr. Jeffrey W. Hornung recently published an article entitled "Mending Japan-S. Korea Ties"  on the Japan Times website. Here is an excerpt from the article: When visiting South Korea, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said it was up to Tokyo and Seoul to put history behind them and move forward. Yet, recent events show history is still the issue in bilateral ties. -END- The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of APCSS, the U.S. Pacific Command, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. [...]

Latest publications by APCSS faculty members

By |2016-09-02T14:29:38-10:00February 4th, 2014|Categories: Faculty, Faculty Articles, Hornung, Vuving, Reeves, Cramer|

Security strategies and effective governance were discussed in several recent articles by APCSS faculty members recently. “Bejing’s Grand Strategy Failure,” co-authored by APCSS professors Dr. Jeffrey Hornung and Dr. Alexander Vuving, was published by The National Interest website.  This commentary looks at China’s strategy in the East and South China Seas and why, they believe, is destined to fail. You can read it online at: http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/beijing%E2%80%99s-grand-strategy-failure-9689#.UtBELd7m7fs “Structural Power, the Copenhagen School and Threats to Chinese Security” by Dr. Jeffrey Reeves was published by The China Quarterly. This article looks at current debates surrounding China's security by employing the concept of structural [...]

APCSS Faculty Contribute to Joint Report on Disaster Preparedness

By |2017-12-22T15:47:30-10:00August 26th, 2013|Categories: Research, College, Hornung, Fouse, Ear, Analytical|

The Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) announced the release a report today examining the possibilities of and also challenges to trilateral cooperation between the U.S.-Japan-Australia in international disaster relief in the Asia-Pacific region. The title of the report is "Enhancing Trilateral Disaster Preparedness and Relief Cooperation between Japan, U.S. and Australia: Approaches from Various Civil-Military Perspectives." This research project was funded by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) as well as supported by the three bodies responsible for the report’s contents: Association for Cooperation between Japan, U.S. and Australia (ACJUA), the Asia-Pacific Center for Security [...]

APCSS professor publishes article entitled ‘Japan Chair Platform: Abe’s Challenges Ahead’

By |2013-07-11T11:50:50-10:00July 10th, 2013|Categories: Faculty, Research, Faculty Articles, Hornung|

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies' Dr. Jeffrey W. Hornung recently published an article entitled "Japan Chair Platform: Abe’s Challenges Ahead" on the Center for Strategic & International Studies website. Here is an excerpt from the article: "Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan has a lot to be happy about. In the recent Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election, his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) crushed all others, winning 59 seats to become the dominant party. This is important because it provides Abe and his party with a tailwind going into this month’s House of Councillors election in which the entire nation will have a chance [...]

APCSS professor quoted in article

By |2013-02-21T11:49:30-10:00February 21st, 2013|Categories: Faculty, Faculty Articles, Hornung|

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies' (APCSS) professor Dr. Jeffrey Hornung was quoted in an article entitled "Can Shinzo Abe live up to his electoral image?" on Asia Money http://www.asiamoney.com. The article discusses Japan's economic situation. Here is an exerpt: “People are intrigued because they believe he can be so much more than past leaders. But so much of what Abe has said really reflects his desire for short-term economic gains,” says Jeffrey Hornung, an associate professor at the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, who focuses on Japanese policy. “What he is discussing hasn’t concretely pointed to increased worker productivity, nor [...]

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