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APCSS Activities Report - March 2014
U.S. Ambassador Yun returns to visit APCSS
U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, AMB Joseph Yun visited the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies on March 21. An alumnus of the Executive Course (EC) 04-3, AMB Yun received a tour of and an update on the Center's recent activities and upcoming events. Pictured above with APCSS Director, retired U.S. Air Force  Lt. Gen. Dan "Fig" Leaf
TSC 14-1 Course Graduates
APCSS in the News
Associate Professor Jessica Ear presented a lecture at the Japan National Defense Academy located in Yokosuka, Japan in January on the future of U.S. humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) in Asia-Pacific. A summary of her lecture, "Education Crucial to Future U.S. HADR Missions" is now online here
Dr. Jeffrey Hornung wrote an OpEd for the Japan Times entitled “Mending Japan – S. Korea Ties.”
Dr. Mohan Malik spoke at a two-day workshop “Emerging Markets & Mounting Tensions: Doing Business in the Face of Potential Conflict in the Indo-Pacific Region” sponsored by the School of Public Policy of the University of Calgary, Canada, March 11-12, 2014.
APCSS intern Borjana Lubura-Winchester, co-authored a paper titled, “Geo Politics of Humanitarian Intervention: The Responsibility to protect in Libya.” 
Alumni in the News
Air Marshall (AM) K. A. Gunatilleke (EC 04-2) was promoted to Commander of the Air Force for Sri Lanka. Read more...
APCSS Alumnae Dr. Anna Powles established an affiliate organization of Women in International Security (WIIS) in New Zealand. Read more...
CSRT 14-1 Concludes with 101 Alumni
One hundred one Fellows from 44 different locations graduated on March 19 from APCSS’ Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (CSRT) 14-1 course. Of the Fellows, 70 percent were from military organizations and law enforcement agencies. Just over half of the course participants were from the Asia-Pacific region, with five continents represented. Read  more
In this Issue
Upcoming Events
Advanced Security Cooperation (ASC) 14-2
April 10 - May 14, 2014
Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCM) 14-1
May 29 - July 3
Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) 14-1
July 21-25
Other Notable Visitors
- U.S. Air Force Air War College, North East Studies Group comprised of 21 Col. and Lt. Col. Fellows. See more...
Director's Vector
To celebrate International Women's Day in March, APCSS Director Leaf wrote his latest "Director's Vector" on how APCSS is playing a leading role in Women, Peace and Security efforts. Read more...
APCSS hosts a number of Communities of Interest on APCSSLink. These communities are open to all APCSS Alumni. Please note you must be logged onto APCSSLink to access the Communities of Interest forum pages. 
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