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.
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
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.
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
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.
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.”
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.
DKI APCSS professor Dr. Sungmin Cho recently appeared on the “All Things Policy” podcast hosted by the Takshashila Institution in India. The title of this episode is Chinese Democracy: Some Guns and Some Roses? According to the podcast summary: “China has tried to define and project itself as a democracy as opposed to the general conception of China as an authoritarian political system. These attempts seem to be not just to highlight China's democratic system, but also to highlight how different it is from the western conception of democracy. In this episode, Megha Pardhi talks to Dr. Sungmin Cho about [...]