Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 20: India’s Security Outlook in Modi’s Third Term

By |2024-07-09T16:18:57-10:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: Minnich, news, webinar, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|Tags: , |

On June 25, 2024, the Security Nexus Webinar, hosted by Dr. James Minnich, featured Professor Shyam Tekwani from DKI APCSS. The episode “India’s Security Outlook in Modi’s Third Term” explored the implications of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership on India’s domestic, regional, and global security landscape.

Maluhia Talks about Defense Industrial Base Resilience

By |2024-05-31T06:46:26-10:00May 31st, 2024|Categories: Workshop, news|Tags: , , , |

Looking for ways to build resilience was the focus of the recent Maluhia Talks 2024 hosted by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Held April 30-May 2, 2024, in Honolulu, the event brought together more than 40 government security professions and industry representatives.

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. 

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.

Addressing the Diversity of Water Challenges in the Indo-Pacific: Need for Broad Cooperative Approaches

By |2024-03-14T13:23:26-10:00March 14th, 2024|Categories: External Publications, news, Allen|Tags: , |

Water security is a pressing issue in the Indo-Pacific region, impacting everything from individual survival to national and international stability. In his latest article, “Addressing the Diversity of Water Challenges in the Indo-Pacific: Need for Broad Cooperative Approaches,” published in the Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, Dr. Ethan Allen examines the diverse water challenges arising from climate change, geography, population growth, and other factors across the region. The article highlights that collaborative, cooperative approaches combining technological/scientific and political/governmental perspectives are crucial to addressing threats to water security and resilience at various scales. Key Takeaways: Water challenges manifest along axes like scale, time, causation, quantity, and quality, giving rise to internal tensions within nations and [...]

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

By |2024-01-12T14:30:05-10:00December 8th, 2023|Categories: Faculty, news, Sitaraman, Media, Security Nexus Webinar|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.

Politics by Numbers: Plato’s Shadows Provide a Ray of Hope

By |2023-11-29T17:17:57-10:00November 29th, 2023|Categories: Journal, news|Tags: , , |

"Politics by Numbers: Plato's Shadows Provide a Ray of Hope?" by James R. Sullivan is the latest perspective article for Security Nexus. The paper examines how countries shape media narratives before military actions, focusing on the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine and potential China-Taiwan conflict. Sentiment analysis shows Russia's domestic media sentiment toward Ukraine fell significantly pre-invasion but returned to earlier levels afterward. This shift might signal Russia's negotiation strategy or a sustained, lower-intensity conflict. In contrast, China's media sentiment toward Taiwan remains positive, avoiding the dehumanizing rhetoric Russia used against Ukraine, indicating different strategic narratives in the China-Taiwan context. [...]

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.

DKI APCSS hosts its largest in-person course with 157 Fellows

By |2023-11-20T12:07:09-10:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Courses, news|Tags: , |

The Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies recently concluded its Indo-Pacific Orientation Course (IPOC) 23-3, from Nov. 13-17. This event marked a milestone in the center’s history as its largest in-person course, with 157 Fellows participating. Holding the course entirely in person, moving away from previous virtual formats due to COVID-19, contributed to this record attendance.

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