New Vuving OpEd on Vietnam’s strategic partnerships

By |2023-09-26T09:50:02-10:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: College, Faculty Articles, Vuving, news|Tags: , , |

“Vietnam needs more than an upgraded U.S. partnership” is a new OpEd written by Dr. Alexander Vuving for Nikkei Asia. In this opinion piece, Vuving looks at the history of Vietnam’s role in strategic partnerships. “Hanoi's web of strategic partnerships worked well in the post-Cold War era because of the geopolitical distance then between major powers. This no longer applies in the current situation of heightened strategic rivalries,” according to Vuving. “Hanoi needs a new safety net that suits the changed conditions of the present time.” Read the full article Alexander L. Vuving is a professor at the Daniel [...]

Faculty Engagement with the Thai Strategic Studies Center

By |2021-04-20T09:26:17-10:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Faculty, news|Tags: , , , |

Building on its longstanding cooperation with the Royal Thai Armed Forces’ National Defence Studies Institute, Strategic Studies Center (SSC), on April 8 DKI APCSS contributed to SSC’s “Strategist” course for mid-level Thai national security practitioners.  DKI APCSS Senior Diplomatic Fellow, Henry M. Rector, provided a presentation on “The Indo-Pacific Strategy Under the New U.S. Administration.” Mr. Rector, a senior diplomat who served as Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok from 2017-20, analyzed the Indo-Pacific Strategy’s development and implementation to date, noting its emphasis on ASEAN centrality and analyzing its future prospects in light of the Biden Administration’s Interim [...]

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