A recent paper by Francis Hualupmomi, Ph.D., published in Security Nexus and titled “System Perspective,” explores vulnerabilities in Papua New Guinea’s national security. The paper contends that these weaknesses are rooted in a complex governance structure with multiple stakeholders. Hualupmomi argues for a complex adaptive system that can swiftly respond to unforeseen challenges in an unstable security landscape. Read the the paper The views expressed in this article are the author’s alone, and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the DKI APCSS or the United States Government.
“The State of the World Order in the Time of Coronavirus: Time for a Responsible Connectography” by Dr. Lailufar Yasmin is a Security Nexus Perspective. Yasmin, who teaches in the Department of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, states in her perspective that: “Connectivity in the age of complex interdependence is not the only key to growth and flourishing. A stable international order from a statist perspective is a key to Connectography. Connections will not survive through the performances of big cities or being connected to key states. No matter how many global pandemics or climate disasters we experience, [...]
Enabling the sharing of original, timely and creative macro-and micro-level response concepts, systems, and ideas
Dr. Sebastian Kevany has written a Security Nexus Perspective on “Enabling the sharing of original, timely and creative macro-and micro-level response concepts, systems, and ideas.” This OpEd looks at Ireland’s public health information campaign including its public messaging program and its impact on how society has reacted to the COVID-19 outbreak. Kevany looks at seven considerations for a successful program. The following is an excerpt from his paper: “Perhaps timing has been in Ireland’s favor – and not merely in the context of the end of winter; perhaps the country has been lucky, as well, to be led by a medically-trained [...]