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DKI APCSS Activities Report - Feb. - Mar.,  2018

Workshop brings together CVE experts in Southeast Asia
“Countering Violent Extremism in Southeast Asia” was the focus of a workshop held in Manila, March 13-16. Hosted by the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the National Defense College of the Philippines, and the Anti-Terrorism Council of the Philippines, the four and a half day workshop brought together 61 security practitioners including military, police, and civilian government officials, and experts from international organizations, regional think tanks, and academia. Click here for the full story.
New Director Gumataotao Welcomes his First-Ever Course CCM 18-1
One hundred and two participants from 37 nations and 5 regional organizations were welcomed by the new Director of DKI APCSS, retired Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao, to the Comprehensive Crisis Management Course 18-1 on Feb. 15. The course was comprised of 95% International; 35% Military; 53% other ministries; 12% Law  Enforcement and 27% Female.  CCM 18-1 ended March 14 with 102 new DKI APCSS Alumni. For photos of this course, click here to go to our Facebook page.
Latest publications
New papers, articles and/or OpEds by DKI APCSS faculty members:  
 
DKI APCSS Professor Dr. Jeffrey Reeves had an article entitled “China’s Silk Road Economic Belt Initiative: Network and Influence Formation in Central Asia” published on Taylor & Francis Online’s website.
 
One Belt One Road: Dimensions, Detours, Fissures and Fault Lines” is the title of an article published by DKI APCSS Professor Dr. Mohan Malik in The American Interest (online and print editions). Dr. Malik also wrote an article published in Asian Affairs entitled “Caught in a Tug-of-war” and another published on the Macdonald-Laurier Institute website entitled "The China-India Nautical Games in the Indian Ocean.”
 
"The Rise of the Small Boats" defines how terrorists use the sea in the latest analytical report by Lt. Col. Alex Carter, U.S. Army, and DKI APCSS alumnus Captain Damian Fernando, Sri Lankan Navy.
 
Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd has written an analytical report entitled “The Security Risks of Rising Inequality,” about the rising effects of income equality. 
Faculty News
Dr. Virginia Bacay Watson delivered a talk on “Regional Security Architecture (RSA)” during a roundtable discussion at the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) on Feb. 1.
 
Dr. Alex Vuving attended a a workshop in Japan Mar. 2 to conduct a presentation on “Security in Asia and the United States Pacific Command,” which examined the role of USPACOM in generating U.S. soft power, an aspect that is poorly understood even in America.
 
On March 21, Dr. Mohan Malik participated in a symposium in Ottawa on “Friends and Allies: Openness, Freedom and the Rule of Law in the Indo-Pacific,” organized by MacDonald Laurier Institute, Canada.
 
Dr. Saira Yamin will be going to Tonga in May to support the Nevada National Guard and the Government of Tonga in the development of a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
 
Col. James M. Minnich was among a group of experts who met in February in Washington, D.C. to discuss North Korea diplomacy initiatives.
 
DKI APCSS welcomes a new faculty member Elina Noor, who comes to us from the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia, where she was the Director of Foreign Policy and Security Studies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
In This Issue:
Workshop brings together CVE experts in Southeast Asia
 
Director Gumataotao Welcomes his First-Ever Course CCM 18-1
Upcoming Events
Courses
 
Transnational Security Cooperation  Course (TSC) 18-1 May 20 - 25
 
Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) 18-2 June 18 –  22

 
Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (CSRT) 18-1 Jul. 12 – Aug. 8

 
Advanced Security Cooperation (ASC) Course 18-2 Sept. 20 – Oct. 24

 
 
Workshops: 
 
Maritime Shared Awareness (MSA) in Southeast Asia IV May 14 - 17
 
Strengthening Policy Frameworks for Building Partner Capacity in the Indo AP Region
July 10 - 12
 
Notable visitors
Maj. Gen. Dato' Hj Roshaimi, Assistant Chief of Staff Defence Planning Division Malaysia
 
 
Randall G. Schriver, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U. S. Department of Defense

 
U.S Army War College International Fellows with Amb. Shields and 40 International participants
 
Mr. Jakob Johnsen, Legislative Director  House Appropriations Committee – Defense
 
Ms. Kim Lehn, professional staff member, House Armed Services Committee
 
Lt. Gen. (Ret) Koichiro Bansho, formerly of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force

 
Amb. Jane Hardy, Australian Consulate-General, Honolulu
 
 
Mr. Murray Hiebert, Center for Strategic & International Studies
 
Dr. Chikako Kawakatsu Ueki, Ph.D., Professor of International Relations, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies Waseda University
 
Ms. Mitsuko Hayashi, Director of International Cooperation Division, ATLA; Ministry of Defense
 
Mr. Andrew Knaggs, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism
 
International Intelligence Fellows Program (O-6/FOGO level)
 
Consul General Young Hoon KANG
Consulate General of the ROK in Honolulu
 
U. S. Congressman John Delaney, Maryland’s Sixth District 
 
 
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