Nepal Chief of the Army Returns to APCSS
On April 28, Gen. Gaurav Rana, Chief of the Army of Nepal and alumnus of the Executive Course 99-1, returned to visit the Center and spoke to the Fellows of ASC 14-2. See more...
APCSS Wishes 'Mahalo' to AMB Salmon
|On April 7, APCSS held a ceremony to commemorate the departure of retired U.S. Ambassador Charles B. Salmon, after many faithful years of service and countless contributions. AMB Salmon was one of the founding members of the Center, serving as the Foreign Policy Adviser and adjunct faculty member during courses and workshops. Picture above with the current and each previous Director of the Center. See more...
Dr. Jeffrey Hornung authored a special Op-Ed, available here, and penned an editorial, "Tokyo's View of the U.S. Rebalance." While traveling in region, he gave several presentations on the U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific area at the National Institute for Defense Studies, the Tokyo Foundation, and Japan's Maritime Staff College. See more...
"Becoming a Strategic Leader" BBL & Webinar
On April 23, APCSS' Director, retired Lt. Gen. Dan "Fig" Leaf, gave a brown bag lunch session presentation to a large audience of ASC 14-2 Fellows and APCSS faculty and staff, which was simultaneously broadcasted to APCSS Alumni online. The topic, "Becoming a Strategic Leader" included several anecdotes from his experiences during 30+ years of military service. See presentation video...
Foreign Ambassadors Visit APCSS
During April, APCSS hosted visits from two, distinguished foreign ambassadors. The Singapore Ambassador to the U.S., AMB Ashok Mirpuri (above center), visited APCSS on April 3, and, on April 9, the Center welcomed India's Ambassador to the U.S., AMB Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (below right).
APCSS Publishes WPS Strategy
In late April, the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies unveiled a new strategic policy statement in support of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS). Click here to access and view this policy statement.
April 1: Lt. Gen. Nipat Thonglek (SE 08-2), Permanent Secretary of the Thailand Ministry of Defense.
April 3: Maj. Gen. Vanna Chea (EC 06-2), Cambodia Ministry of National Defense.
April 16: Rear Adm. Meredith Austin (SP 13-1).
April 16: Adm. Harry B Harris, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet. See more...
April 17: Mr. Tom Kelly, Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
April 24: Mr. Atul Keshap, Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Department of State. See more...
April 25: Mr. David Helvey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia.
Retired Col. Ratindra Khatri (ASC 09-1) had another Op-Ed published, entitled, "Thoroughbreds."
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