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Security Nexus | Webinar Episode 4: China’s Indo-Pacific Security

By |2023-12-08T10:55:49-10:00December 8th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media|Tags: , , , , |

The Security Nexus | Webinar became a pivotal platform on Monday, December 4th, as it unraveled the complexities shaping the Indo-Pacific region. Focused on exploring China’s evolving security posture, the webinar shed light on the profound geopolitical dynamics between China and the United States.

Ke Kumu Ep. 2: Dr. Sebastian Kevany discusses Global Health Security in the Indo-Pacific

By |2023-11-30T15:38:02-10:00November 30th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, kevany, Media|Tags: , , |

In the second episode of Ke Kumu, Dr. Sebastian “Bas” Kevany discusses global health security in the Indo-Pacific region. Originally from Ireland, Bas joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in January 2021.

The Changing Nature of Security in the Face of Climate and Environmental Disruption webinar is now online

By |2023-11-30T15:38:53-10:00November 29th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media|Tags: , , |

The Security Nexus | Webinar on "The Changing Nature of Security in the Face of Climate and Environmental Disruption," held on November 20, 2023, tackled the profound intersections between climate change, environmental crises, and global security. Hosted by Dr. James Minnich, a distinguished professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the webinar featured a lineup of esteemed experts: Dr. Ethan Allen, Dr. Srini Sitaraman, and Dr. Sebastian Kevany, offering unique perspectives on the intricate ties between environmental disruptions and security challenges.

Dr. Lumpy Lumbaca Advocates for a New Irregular Warfare Approach in the Indo-Pacific

By |2023-11-17T13:36:45-10:00November 15th, 2023|Categories: College, Faculty Articles, External Publications, Lumbaca, news|Tags: , |

In a recent article titled “Irregular Warfare: Undermining the CCP’s Dangerous and Illegal Activities in the Indo-Pacific,” Dr. Jeremiah “Lumpy” Lumbaca proposes a comprehensive irregular warfare strategy that could allow the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command to disrupt the Chinese Communist Party’s malign activities and the networks that support them. The proposed strategy defines Political Warfare as a non-violent means to achieve national objectives. In contrast, Irregular Warfare is the military component focused on influencing populations and affecting legitimacy. Lumbaca outlines four strategic focus areas: Shaping the environment: Initiatives include countering adversarial propaganda, developing military capacities, and building information operations. Denying sanctuary: [...]

Security Nexus Webinar: US-Korea-Japan Trilateral on China’s Maritime Strategy and Allies’ Responses

By |2023-11-09T15:11:16-10:00November 9th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media|Tags: , , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the Korea Institute for Maritime Strategy (KIMS), and the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA), hosted a trilateral Security Nexus webinar on China's Maritime Strategy on October 31, 2023.

DKI APCSS Participated in the Galle Dialogues

By |2023-10-31T15:38:12-10:00October 31st, 2023|Categories: Faculty, Conference, news, Media, Dialogue|Tags: , |

Earlier this month, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies participated in the annual Galle Dialogues.  Retired U.S. Navy Captain Wade Turvold, DKI APCSS Dean of Admissions and Business Operations, served as a moderator for the Maritime Domain Awareness panel at the conference. The 11th edition of the Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence and Geopolitical Cartographer, was held October 12-13, 2023, in Sri Lanka. The central theme of this year's conference was "Emerging New Order in the Indian Ocean." Maritime representatives from 42 countries, along [...]

Joseph D. Coughlin

By |2023-10-27T14:31:02-10:00October 27th, 2023|Tags: , |

Colonel Joseph Coughlin came to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July of 2023 following his assignment as the Commander, 8th Mission Support Group, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Colonel Coughlin graduated from Tolland High School, Tolland, Connecticut, attended Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, and was commissioned upon graduation through the Reserve Officer Training Corps in 2000.  He is a command Meteorologist and has served a variety of operational and staff assignments at the Detachment, Squadron, Major Command, Headquarters Air Force levels, and Secretary of Defense levels. Previously, Colonel Coughlin served as a [...]

Prof. Shyam Tekwani participates in Counterinsurgency Communication Strategy Masterclass

By |2023-09-28T10:59:26-10:00September 28th, 2023|Categories: Courses, Faculty, College, Workshop, news|Tags: |

Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Prof. Shyam Tekwani recently shared his expertise in the Communication Strategy Masterclass on Counterinsurgency held by the Philippines’ Department of National Defense (DND) National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) Management Office (DNEMO) from July 17-19, 2023. The workshop aimed to enhance the strategic communication capabilities within the defense and security sector by focusing on key aspects such as media literacy, stakeholder engagement, and crisis communication planning. Throughout the course, Prof. Tekwani emphasized the importance of critical thinking, creativity, and adaptability in the face of evolving global changes. [...]

David McElyea

By |2023-09-27T17:14:58-10:00September 27th, 2023|Tags: |

Professor David McElyea is a well-respected expert in the fields of maritime security cooperation, national security strategy, and economic security. He joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in October 2019 as a lecturer, bringing with him 25 years of experience in the United States Navy as a Naval Flight Officer and Foreign Area Officer. As a Foreign Area Officer, Professor McElyea gained extensive global experience in the field of maritime security cooperation, where he has advanced maritime cooperation and integration with partners and allies. He has served as a maritime advisor to several U.S. Navy [...]

Peter M. Haymond

By |2023-09-27T16:19:24-10:00September 27th, 2023|Tags: , |

Ambassador Peter M. Haymond joined DKI APCS as Senior Diplomatic Fellow in September 2023. Ambassador Haymond led the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Laos, from January 2020 to August 2023. He previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2016 to 2019. Ambassador Haymond has also served as Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs in the Department of State’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu, China; and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in [...]

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