Making the Most of It: China’s Military Wins the Covid-19 Fight in Wuhan

By |2020-04-06T14:29:39-10:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Faculty Articles, Journal, Dorman|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. David Dorman shares his perspective on “Making the Most of It: China’s Military Wins the Covid-19 Fight in Wuhan” for Security Nexus. In this Op Ed, Dorman states that “An important part of China’s domestic propaganda work since January has been to obfuscate the Communist Party’s early role in allowing a virus that has killed tens of thousands worldwide to spread unchecked across and out of China. One method has been to commandeer the image of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) medical staff saving lives in Wuhan to mask the Party’s role in creating the crisis.” Read full paper

Srini Sitaraman

By |2022-07-19T15:09:00-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Srini Sitaraman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Asia Pacific Studies (DKI APCSS) as a Professor in December 2019. His focus at the DKIAPCSS is on the Indo-Pacific Security with a particular focus on South Asia, Regional Conflict, and India-China Relations. He is also interested in New Technologies & International Security, Internet and Digital Diplomacy, Nonproliferation, and the United Nations and International Law.Prior to arriving at the DKI APCSS, Dr. Sitaraman was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clark University in Worcester, MA, where he directed the award-winning Model United Nations Program. He [...]

Wade Turvold

By |2023-10-27T16:15:37-10:00July 2nd, 2019|Tags: , |

Wade Turvold joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in June 2019 after a 30 year career in the U.S. Navy. He was privileged to serve in two educational assignments during this time, as the U.S. Navy Senior Service Representative and Director National Security Studies at the U.S. Army War College, and the U.S. Navy Exchange Directing Staff at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom in Shrivenham, England. He served as a Naval Flight Officer during his career and has extensive experience flying P-3C and P-8A aircraft. Mr. Turvold commanded Patrol Squadron [...]

Alex S. Botardo

By |2019-07-02T15:54:59-10:00August 29th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Major Botardo is currently assigned to the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI-APCSS) as USINDOPACOM Foreign Area Officer, with a regional focus in Southeast Asia. He joined DKI-APCSS in August 2017 as a Military Professor and College Operations Officer. Prior to joining DKI-APCSS, Maj Botardo was a student at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California studying Southeast Asia regional security studies under the Air Force International Affairs Officer Deliberate Development Program. Maj Botardo is also a career Cyberspace Operations Officer. From 2004 to 2008, he served many positions at the Headquarters US Air Forces Europe, Directorate [...]

Michael C. Burgoyne

By |2023-05-22T14:27:27-10:00November 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Professor Michael Burgoyne joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in July 2016 as a Military Professor before retiring in 2019 to take a civilian faculty position. He arrived from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in Taipei, where he served as the Army Programs Officer in the Security Cooperation Office. His areas of focus at DKI APCSS are Taiwan, China, the Arctic, and Security Cooperation. As a Foreign Area Officer (FAO) specializing in China and Taiwan, Professor Burgoyne studied and worked in Beijing before assignments in Washington, D.C., and Taipei, Taiwan. He co-edited [...]

James M. Minnich

By |2023-08-30T16:49:52-10:00September 7th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Dr. James M. Minnich is an academic, author, and retired U.S. Army Colonel with in-depth experiences in Northeast Asia since 1982, including 15 years of duty in Korea. He is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies where he previously served as Associate Dean, Senior Military Professor, and Senior Military Officer before retiring in 2019 as a U.S. Army Colonel after 37 years of active duty. Dr. Minnich chairs the Center’s Northeast Asia Group and Women, Peace and Security Group, and manages the Indo-Pacific Orientation Course. Dr. Minnich has had extensive operational deployments and travels throughout Asia and in-depth professional experiences [...]

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