APCSS professor publishes a paper on the U.S. role in Afghanistan

By |2013-09-18T14:21:13-10:00September 18th, 2013|Categories: Courses, Faculty, College, Yamin|

"Global Governance: Rethinking the US Role in Afghanistan Post 2014" is a paper by APCSS' Dr. Saira Yamin published in the latest Journal for South Asian Development. ABSTRACT: The research evaluates the progress towards security and stabilization in Afghanistan as the country transitions towards a complete US–NATO drawdown in December 2014. It argues that the country’s propensity for civil war is high given the weak state institutions, deep-seated ethnic fissures and bleak prospects for political reconciliation in the near future. Building on this premise, the article prescribes a rethink of US strategy as it hands over the responsibilities for security and stabilization [...]

Women’s Contributions to Economic Growth and Development: The Bangladesh Model

By |2020-03-10T12:58:13-10:00February 8th, 2013|Categories: Faculty Articles, Yamin, Women Peace and Security|

Dr. Saira Yamin has added a blog entitled "Women's Contributions to Economic Growth and Development: The Bangladesh Model"  to our Women, Peace and Security Community of Interest page on APCSSLink.  She wrote this blog in preparation for our "Building an Effective Security Sector Through Inclusion" workshop to be held next month in Vietnam. Note: To view the blog, you must be an APCSSLink member. 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. government. -END-

2 APCSS faculty have articles published

By |2013-01-03T11:14:26-10:00July 25th, 2012|Categories: Faculty, College, Faculty Articles, Kim, Yamin|

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies faculty members Dr. Steven Kim and Dr. Saira Yamin both had articles published recently. Dr. Kim had an article entitled "North Korea is not Burma" published July 19 in East Asia Forum, which provides a platform for the best in East Asian analysis, research and policy comment on the Asia Pacific region and world affairs, according to their website. Here is an excerpt: "The recent reforms in Burma have prompted discussions about the likelihood that North Korea might embark on a similar path. Both countries are poor, isolated, repressive, nationalistic and considered pariahs by the international [...]

APCSS Professors discuss thawing relations between India and Pakistan, and Maritime Security

By |2013-01-03T11:24:08-10:00April 26th, 2012|Categories: Faculty, Research, Faculty Articles, Vuving, Yamin|

India-Pakistan relations and U.S. dominance in Maritime Security are two of the latest Opinion-Editorials written by APCSS faculty members. APCSS' newest faculty member, Dr. Saira Yamin,  was recently featured in the Christian Science Monitor . Her Op-Ed entitled: "How a Glacier could Thaw Dangerous India and Pakistan Freeze," looks at the impact of a recent avalanche which killed more than 125 Pakistani soldiers and civilians. According to Yamin, in the wake of the avalanche, Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani (APCSS Alumni, EC97-2) is calling for demilitarization, an opportunity that must not be missed by India. Read the full article [...]

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