Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 12: Bolster Resilience and Restore Trust in the Information Environment

By |2024-04-10T13:48:05-10:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Minnich, news, Kunce, webinar, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|Tags: |

Confronting a Tumultuous Information Landscape In an era where falsehoods spread faster than the truth, Security Nexus Webinar Episode 12 addressed the urgent need for societal resilience and the restoration of trust within our Information Environment. Led by Colonel James Minnich (Retired) and featuring Professor Beth Kunce, the discussion offered practical strategies to counter misinformation, protect citizens, and build an ethical, trustworthy digital landscape. 

Russell Bailey

By |2024-01-13T12:45:22-10:00January 13th, 2024|Tags: |

Mr. Russell Bailey is the Deputy Director of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Before this appointment, Mr. Bailey’s distinguished career as a civil servant included positions within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Policy. He has served as the Principal Director for Homeland Defense Integration and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HDI&DSCA), the Principal Director for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia, the Director for Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, and Antarctica, and a Senior Policy Analyst in the Secretariat for Special Operations. A retired U.S. Army officer with nearly three decades of [...]

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 [...]

Erin Williams

By |2023-09-27T15:39:59-10:00September 27th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Captain Erin Williams joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2023 as a Military Professor. A native of Kansas, she joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1994 and is a 1998 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. She earned her Master of Arts in Educational Technology from San Diego State University in 2005. Her previous assignment was as Commanding Officer of Activities Far East in Tokyo, Japan, where she was responsible for securing the U.S. Marine Transportation System and strengthening global maritime governance in the Indo-Pacific via regulatory oversight [...]

Joshua P. Taylor

By |2023-09-27T12:23:04-10:00September 25th, 2023|Tags: |

Captain Joshua P. Taylor came to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in December 2022 following his tour as South Asia Division Chief at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. Captain Taylor is an Indo-Pacific Foreign Area Officer (FAO) native of Mahwah, New Jersey. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1997, receiving a Bachelor of Science in History. He holds Master of Arts degrees in Organizational Management from George Washington University and Diplomacy and Military Studies from Hawaii Pacific University. He is a Naval War College and Joint/Combined Warfighting School graduate. He was a Federal Executive [...]

Niel K. Kaneshiro

By |2023-09-25T09:06:54-10:00September 25th, 2023|

Niel K Kaneshiro joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2023 as a civilian faculty member, contributing extensive experience in intelligence, law enforcement, and counterterrorism. His federal government career began in 2003 with the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in Washington, D.C., where he provided foreign intelligence and terrorist threat assessments to support priority U.S. Navy acquisitions and technology development programs. In 2007, Mr. Kaneshiro transferred to the NCIS Hawaii Field Office, where his responsibilities included safeguarding national security, countering malign influence, and supporting felony criminal investigations across the Pacific region, covering Department [...]

Robert W. Gramling

By |2023-09-18T15:49:38-10:00September 18th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Lt. Col. Gramling joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2023 as a military fellow from the U.S. Air Force’s Air University. Prior to his arrival, Lt. Col. Gramling was commander of the 690TH Cyberspace Operations Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam. In this capacity, he led 119 military and civilian personnel in the execution of Department of Defense Information Network Operations and Defensive Cyberspace Operations, supporting 850,000 global users on unclassified and classified Air Force networks. Lt. Col. Gramling received his U.S. Air Force commission and a bachelor’s degree in [...]

Lami Kim

By |2023-09-18T15:48:05-10:00September 18th, 2023|Tags: , |

Lami Kim joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in June 2023. Her research interests are nuclear, emerging technologies and international security, and security issues in East Asia. Her work has appeared in The Washington Quarterly, Global Governance, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, War on the Rocks, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the National Bureau of Asian Research, Routledge, the National Interest, and the Diplomat. She has also provided commentaries regarding Asian security affairs to media outlets, such as the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time magazine, [...]

Belinda A. Yeomans

By |2023-08-03T16:29:12-10:00August 3rd, 2023|Tags: , |

Dr. Belinda A. Yeomans joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) as a professor in February 2023. With an emphasis on Japan and Northeast Asia, her research areas include U.S. national security policy and defense strategy in the Indo-Pacific region; America’s security architecture; U.S. security alliances and partnerships; security cooperation; and defense operations. Her work emphasizes the importance of strengthening the resilience and effectiveness of America’s security relations with its regional and global allies and partners. Prior to her appointment to DKI APCSS, Dr. Yeomans worked for various academic research centers, federal government agencies, [...]

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