Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 16: Ukraine War, Global Power Shifts, and Security Implications for the Indo-Pacific

By |2024-05-22T16:25:25-10:00May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Watson, Minnich, news, webinar, Media|Tags: |

The war in Ukraine has not only altered the European security landscape but has also triggered significant shifts in global power dynamics. These changes are rippling across regions and affecting international relations far beyond Europe.

2024 Excellence in Federal Government Awards

By |2024-05-13T11:55:28-10:00May 10th, 2024|Categories: news, Awards|

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security honored four individuals and one team at the 2024 Honolulu Pacific Federal Executive Awards ceremony at the 68th Annual Excellence in Federal Government Awards Program held May 10, 2024, at Hickam Air Force Base. This year’s DKI APCSS awardees are: Federal Employee of the Year (Leader, Supervisor, Manager): Sila Pang – College of Security Studies (CSS), College Operations Federal Employee of the Year (Professional, Administrative, Technical): Paul Santos – Human Resources Federal Employee of the Year (Clerical and Assistant): Jennifer Hayslett – Travel Mentor of [...]

Inaugural Indo-Pacific Senior Enlisted Leaders SMEE Empowers Collaboration, Sets Stage for Stronger Regional Security 

By |2024-05-07T14:35:51-10:00May 7th, 2024|Categories: Courses, Workshop, news|Tags: , , |

“The knowledge and connections we built here strengthen our region against the complex security challenges we face together,” remarked a participant as the inaugural Indo-Pacific Senior Enlisted Leaders Subject Matter Expert Exchange (IPSEL SMEE) drew to a close. This groundbreaking event, proposed by former USINDOPACOM Commander Admiral John Aquilino and Fleet Master Chief David Isom, united 55 senior enlisted advisors and leaders from 21 Indo-Pacific nations in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 15-19, 2024. 

Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 15: The Philippines Builds Security, Faces Challenges

By |2024-05-22T15:32:33-10:00May 6th, 2024|Categories: Watson, Minnich, news, webinar, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|Tags: |

In a rapidly changing Indo-Pacific, understanding the Philippines’ strategic decisions is critical for policymakers, military leaders, and anyone invested in regional stability. The Philippines, a crucial player, faces a dynamic security landscape shaped by historical alliances and modern partnerships like the recent trilateral summit. As the nation navigates complex regional shifts, including China’s assertiveness, it leans on partners like Japan.

Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 14: The Great Game of Digital Dominance

By |2024-05-07T15:40:04-10:00May 6th, 2024|Categories: Minnich, news, hemmings, webinar, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|Tags: |

Technology is reshaping the global order. Nations no longer compete solely through military might but through technological dominance. From semiconductors to artificial intelligence, control of critical and emerging technologies (CET) translates into economic power, national security, and global influence. Join our webinar, “The Great Game of Digital Dominance,” featuring Professor John Hemmings and hosted by Professor James Minnich, for expert insights into the escalating tech rivalry and its profound implications for the future. Key Questions: How does the past shape the US-China tech conflict? • Where does China lead… and where does the US maintain an edge? Can China [...]

Currents Magazine: Fostering Discussions on Regional Stability and Security

By |2024-04-30T14:30:38-10:00April 30th, 2024|Categories: publication, news|Tags: |

HONOLULU – The latest edition of Currents magazine, the official publication of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), is now available. This winter’s edition, themed “Fostering Discussions on Regional Stability and Security,” features Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on the cover. President Marcos was the keynote speaker at the Daniel K. Inouye (DKI) Speaker Series held in November 2023, where he discussed regional stability and security, aligning perfectly with the theme of this issue. Inside, readers will find a comprehensive review of the Center’s accomplishments across its key pillars: People, Program, Processes, and Infrastructure. [...]

Command Senior Enlisted Leader CMSgt Jacob Simmons Addresses Key Role of Space in Indo-Pacific Security

By |2024-04-25T11:26:19-10:00April 25th, 2024|Categories: news|Tags: , , |

Honolulu, Hawaii — In a pivotal session on the final day of the Indo-Pacific Senior Enlisted Leaders Subject Matter Expert Exchange (IPSEL SMEE), Command Senior Enlisted Leader of the U.S. Space Command, Chief Master Sergeant Jacob Simmons, captivated senior enlisted leaders with a discussion on the expanding role of space in regional security dynamics.

Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 13: Competing in the Gray Zone

By |2024-05-06T11:01:28-10:00April 24th, 2024|Categories: Minnich, news, Mullins, webinar, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|Tags: |

The world is changing. Are your strategies? Nations are vying for dominance in the Gray Zone – a shadowy realm of covert operations, cyber-attacks, and relentless disinformation campaigns waged below the level of open warfare. Join us for the Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 13: “Competing in the Gray Zone” to explore this evolving threat landscape and how it’s reshaping global power with Professor Sam Mullins and host Professor James Minnich Key questions we’ll address: Why are nations flocking to the Gray Zone? How has technology transformed these tactics into even greater threats? What are Russia’s and China’s distinct [...]

Philippines and Vietnam Track 2 experts discuss shared challenges

By |2024-04-23T16:22:46-10:00April 23rd, 2024|Categories: Courses, Workshop, news|Tags: , |

Increasingly sophisticated competition in the Indo-Pacific requires countries to harness whole-of-society efforts to protect their interests and enhance resilience. The Philippines and Vietnam are two countries heavily exposed to coercive activities, particularly in the maritime, economic, and cognitive domains.

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