Orientation course sets APCSS record
In January, 148 American and international Fellows attended the popular one-week Asia-Pacific Orientation Course to become the largest class in APCSS history. Although the majority of Fellows were from U.S. Pacific Command and other on-island major component commands as well as the U.S. Coast Guard, USAID, and U.S. Strategic Command, this class also included non-U.S. participants. Read more...
In January, APCSS welcomed more than 100 neighbors, community leaders, family and friends to see what goes on inside the walls of the Center. See more photos on the APCSS Facebook page at this link: Community Open House
Left: APCSS professor Jessica Ear provides a tour to Mr. Bill Linquist of the Waikiki Neighborhood Board and his wife.
Below: City Councilman Stanley Chang tours the new ethnobotanical garden with Cherrielynn Kamahele and Dr. Lori Forman.
APCSS Professors Dr. Jeffrey Hornung, Dr. David Fouse and Jessica Ear (not shown), visited Japan in January to work on a special trilateral workshop publication. During the trip, Dr. Hornung and Dr. Fouse met with APCSS Alumni including Major Gen. Naotada Moriyama( EC04-3), Rear Admiral Eiichi Funada (SE07-2), Lt. Gen. Koichiro Bansho (EC00-2, CRC08-1) and Col Nakano who was a speaker at an APCSS course.
Faculty News & Publications
The Interface of Science, Technology & Security
“The Interface of Science, Technology & Security” edited Virginia Watson, Ph.D., is the latest publication produced by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The eBook includes updated papers from an APCSS science & technology (S&T) workshop which identified and assessed the most significant current and emerging scientific and technological developments, evaluated their impact on international security, and recommended priority S&T and security policy agenda items based on Asia-Pacific perspectives. Click here to access the book in its entirety and by chapter.
Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (CSRT) Course 13-1
Feb. 21-Mar. 22
See APCSS Calendar
Building An Effective Security Sector Through Inclusion
(Women, Peace & Security)
Mar. 12-14 in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
U.S-South Asia Leader Engagement Program: Charting the Water Future of South Asia
With Harvard Kennedy School and Near East South Asia (NESA) Center
Apr 28 to May 3 in Cambridge, Mass.
Maritime Cooperation in the Ind-.Pacific Region: China, India, and U.S. Perspectives
May 21-23 in Honolulu, HI.
Recently, APCSS was pleased to host orientation visits by a number of distinguished visitors/groups including:
Admiral Cecil Haney, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Susan N. Stevenson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs & Public Diplomacy
Vikram J. Singh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia
Admiral William McRaven, U.S. Special Operations Command
Mr. Carmen Spencer, Joint Program Exec Office-Chemical, Biological Defense
Atul Keshap, U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Dr. Linton Wells, Director, Center for Technology & National Security Policy
Senator J. Kalani English, Hawaii State, Chair of the Transportation & Interational Affairs Committe.