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.

Security Nexus | Webinar Episode 3: The Changing Nature of Security in the Face of Climate and Environmental Disruption

By |2024-01-12T10:04:13-10:00November 29th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|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.

Security Nexus | Webinar Episode 2: Beyond Borders: Indo-Pacific Health Security Cooperation

By |2024-01-12T14:29:31-10:00November 18th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, kevany, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|Tags: , , |

In this episode, Dr. James Minnich hosts Dr. Sebastian Kevany, a prominent health security expert with extensive experience in global missions. They discuss current health security challenges in the Indo-Pacific, highlighting the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing interconnected health and security issues. The conversation covers global success stories in health security, the significance of international cooperation, and the role of technology and innovation in strengthening health security.

Security Nexus | Webinar Episode 1: US-Korea-Japan Trilateral on China’s Maritime Strategy and Allies’ Responses

By |2024-01-12T11:46:06-10:00November 9th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|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 [...]

Chinese Views of North Korea’s Uncertain Future

By |2023-10-20T13:51:10-10:00October 20th, 2023|Categories: Courses, news, Cho, Media|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Sungmin Cho, professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, presented research during a program organized by The Korea Society. The research analyzed Chinese texts focusing on North Korea's regime stability, the country's uncertain future, and the potential unification of the Korean Peninsula. The research encompasses a review of 62 Chinese journal articles and 29 expert commentaries written by Chinese scholars. Cho explains how examining the writings of Chinese civilian scholars helps decipher Chinese strategic thinking despite censorship. Cho also provides an analytic framework for Beijing’s cost-benefit calculus regarding the potential unification of the Korean [...]

Take20 Podcast: What we are thinking about AI

By |2023-10-19T11:27:15-10:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: news, webinar, Media|Tags: , , |

Faculty from Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) discuss the risks and opportunities surrounding the application of artificial intelligence in warfare, peace, and everything in between. Maj. Tony Smith of the U.S. Army recently served as a military fellow at DKI APCSS. His latest article on artificial intelligence was published by the Civil Affairs Association, appearing in "Civil Affairs Issue Papers Vol. 9, 2022-23." Download here. Maj. Tony Smith, serves as a Civil Affairs officer in the U.S. Army Reserve and holds a graduate degree from the Naval War College's Naval Command and Staff College. [...]

Developing Hawai’i’s Relationships with Indo-Pacific – Part One: Point Counterpoint

By |2023-09-26T10:03:36-10:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media|Tags: , , |

DKI APCSS’ Dr. Srini Sitharaman recently appeared on Think Tech Hawai’i’s special series “Developing Hawai’i’s Relationships with Indo-Pacific - Part One: Point Counterpoint.”

Dr. Sungmin Cho Discusses South Korea’s role in a Taiwan Contingency on the CSIS Podcast

By |2023-09-21T16:20:18-10:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Courses, news, Cho, Media|Tags: , , |

DKI APCSS professor Dr. Sungmin Cho recently appeared on the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) podcast titled "South Korea's Role in Taiwan Contingency." The popular podcast can be found on YouTube. Dr. Sungmin Cho is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in Honolulu. The views expressed are those of the author alone and do not represent the official policy of the DKI APCSS, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.

Webinar explores opportunities to boost space collaboration through partnerships

By |2023-09-21T13:09:36-10:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: news, Media|Tags: , |

In partnership with US Space Command, the Center for Indo-Pacific Affairs (UH-Manoa), Pacific Forum, and the Aerospace Corporation, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies convened a webinar as part of the 29th Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-29), on Tuesday 5 September. “There appears to be opportunities to harness complementary [nations] to grow partnerships that will synergize the space sector in the Asia-Pacific,” said DKI APCSS professor Dr. Alfred Oelhers. “It appears we haven’t yet fully seized these opportunities to realize our potential.” The webinar, titled “Accelerating Asia-Pacific Space Economies Through Partnerships: Challenges, Opportunities and [...]

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