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2017 Alumni Scholars Announced

The Alumni Programs Office is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Marshall Center Alumni Scholarships. This year, we solicited applications from nearly 12,000 alumni, and received over 200 proposals for 8 available scholarships. The Faculty Scholarship Committee read through all...

A Health Security Pandemic Checklist for Developing Nations and Donors in the Pacific (and Elsewhere)
A Health Security Pandemic Checklist for Developing Nations and Donors

“A Health Security Pandemic Checklist for Developing Nations and Donors in the Pacific (and Elsewhere)” is a new OpEd coauthored by DKI APCSS professor Dr. Deon Canyon and Research Analyst at the University of California San Francisco Dr. Sebastian Kevany, for Security Nexus. In this paper,...

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Anti-Vaccine Sentiment – an Existential Disrupter of National and International Security

“Anti-Vaccine Sentiment – an Existential Disrupter of National and International Security” is the title of a paper by Drs. Deon Canyon and Sebastian Kevany forSecurity Nexus. This paper suggests that taking a harder line against “anti-vaxxers” while balancing personal rights of individuals may...

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APCSS Publishes New Book ‘Regionalism, Security & Cooperation in Oceania’

“Regionalism, Security & Cooperation in Oceania” is the latest book to be published by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. The book is edited by APCSS professor Dr. Rouben Azizian and Dean of the College of Security Studies Carleton Cramer. According to Dr. Azizian,...

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As India enters 2021, Narendra Modi’s Hindutva project is on a roll

Prof Shyam Tekwani's latest article in the South China Morning Post. 'As India enters 2021, Narendra Modi’s Hindutva Project is on a roll' Excerpt:Like most countries in a pandemic year, India underPrime Minister Narendra Modihas had an unusual year. Book-ended by two leaderless mass...

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Call for Nominations 2017 / Convocatoria de Candidaturas 2017

The William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education Click to download the brochure (.PDF) Every year, the Perry Center recognizes individuals who and organizations that have made significant and sustained contributions advancing mutually supportive approaches to...

China v Democracy
China Vs. Democracy: The Greatest Game, A Handbook for Democracy

CHINA VS. DEMOCRACY: THE GREATEST GAME A HANDBOOK FOR DEMOCRACIES by Robin Shepherd It is our privilege to present a publication by the Halifax International Security Forum. Apublication that our esteemed Dr. Saira Yamin was interviewed for. "The year 2020 witnessed a paradigm...

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Considering Technical Information Protection through an Evaluation of ASAT Technology in Japan

Summary Recent civil space missions have highlighted the significant advances Japan has accomplished in this high technology field. While deserving recognition and celebration, in an increasingly competitive space domain, urgent attention is also needed in safeguarding the intellectual...

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Denuclearization through Peace: A Policy Approach to Change North Korea from Foe to Friend

Dr. James Minnich has a new articled called “Denuclearization through Peace: A Policy Approach to Change North Korea from Foe to Friend” which was recently published by Military Review. Synopsis: “The denuclearization of North Korea is a shared global security interest. As the United States...

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Please visitwww.africacenter.orgfor the latest on Africa Center programs, research, and community and alumni affairs.

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Former Perry Center Professor Announced as Ecuador’s Minister of Defense

April 30, 2018 On Friday, April 27, 2018, former Perry Center Professor, Raúl Oswaldo Jarrín Román, was announced as Ecuador’s new Minister of Defense. Minister Jarrin Roman previously held the position of Minister of Defense in 2005 and 2006 and subsequently has held positions as Ecuador’s...

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Gaming Major Power Rivalry and Climate Disasters Using Systems Tools

“Gaming Major Power Rivalry and Climate Disasters Using Systems Tools” is the title of paper by DKI APCSS’ Dr. Deon Canyon and former visiting scholar Jonathan Chan forSecurity Nexus. This paper documents a methodology for creating crisis-games that are designed to explore possible futures in...

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GLOBAL TRENDS: National Intelligence Council Report

Global Trends Hompage Excerpt: Welcome to the 7th edition of the National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends report. Published every four years since 1997, Global Trends assesses the key trends and uncertainties that will shape the strategic environment for the United States during the...

25th anniversary
Hindsight, Insight, Foresight: Thinking about Security in the Indo-Pacific.

aside { width: 40%; padding-left: 18px; margin-left: 1px; float: right; font-style: italic; } As part of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies 25th Anniversary, the Center has produced this publication, “Hindsight, Insight, Foresight: Thinking about...

Ideological necrophilia
Ideological Necrophilia

“Ideological Necrophilia” is the title of a paper written by DKI APCSS alum Yovani E. Chavez, (Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism course 14-1) forSecurity Nexus. This paper cites how the refusal of new ideas, evolution or change may be considered to be a form of “ideological”...

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Is the U.S. Relationship with Australia Detrimental to Strategic Aspirations with Papua New Guinea?

“Is the U.S. Relationship with Australia Detrimental to Strategic Aspirations with Papua New Guinea?” is the title of a paper written by DKI APCSS professor Dr. Deon Canyon and Michael Kabuni for Security Nexus. This article discusses the pitfalls of the U.S. – Australia relationship, and...

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Marshall Center Highlights Strategies to Combat Transnational Criminal Organizations

By Emma Bareihs Public Affairs Office George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany – More than 100 law enforcement and government professionals from 53 nations are investigating how to fight a growing threat to national security during the...

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Measuring Shinzo Abe’s Impact on the Indo-Pacific

Dr. John Hemmings has a new paper published by the East West Center called “Measuring Shinzo Abe’s Impact on the Indo-Pacific.” In the paper, Hemmings explains that: “Suga – and, indeed, the next generation of future prime ministers – will continue Abe’s legacy in one form or another.” “...

Pakistan and good governance
New OpEd looks at Pakistan and good governance

Professor Shyam Tekwani’s latest OpEd entitled “Pakistan’s ‘three evils’, CPEC and good governance” was recently published by the East Asia Forum. According to Tekwani, “Setbacks to the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) continue to mount, having spluttered along since its announcement...

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The Challenge of Sustaining US Influence in Latin America in the 21st Century

Influential international affairs author Robert Kaplan postulated during a recent speech in Washington DC that the contemporary effects of advanced technology and other factors of globalization does not change the world’s geography, "but has intensified it." Kaplan also noted the aftershocks of the...

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Origins of US Foreign Policy

This article provides a broad summary of USforeign policy by examining its historical philosophical beginnings and how those have evolved over the 241 years of the nation’s history. It exam-ines the Founders'intentions and concerns for their new system of government. Included in that is the...

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SPRING 2014
Syrian Crisis, US Pivot to Asia, Concept of Sovereignty in the South Caucasus, Bulgaria's Post-Cold War Defense Policy, Key References on Afghanistan. SPRING 2014

The lead article in the Spring 2014 issue of Connections looks into the interplay of incentives and requirements for NATO membership from the point of view of an aspirant country, Georgia. Other papers question the effectiveness of the UN Security Council vis-a-vis the Syrian crisis, the US pivot...

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Conflicts in Kosovo and Libya, Military Security and Police Institutions, Language Integrated Learning in Polish HME. SUMMER 2014

The Summer 2014 Connections focuses on military operations and looks into lessons learned from conflicts in Kosovo and Libya; also, it providesa comprehensive view on the language integrated learning in Polish higher educational institutions. Another article looks at Kosovo model as a precedent for...

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Strengthening of Reaction Capability of European Union. Challenges and Perspectives of Western Balkans. FALL 2014

The Fall 2014 issue of Connections presents ideas on the strengthening of the rapid reaction capability of the European Union and ways and means by which regional alliances may effectively confront hostile regional powers. It provides insight into the challenges and perspectives of the economic...

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WINTER 2014
China's Rise, Russia and Color Revolutions, Central Asian Power Transfer, Ukraine and its Impact on the Security of Russia and Europe. WINTER 2014

European and Eurasian Security: Viewpoints from Russia Connectionspresents diverse views on defense and security by authors from NATO and partner countries from the Partnership for Peace and be­yond. For this particular issue we invited authors from universities and research centers of the...

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Russia and South Caucasus. Russia vs. US/EU through Georgia and Ukraine. SPRING 2015

The Spring 2015issue of Connections presents several independent opinions on the Russia - South Caucasus relationship andhighlights difficulties of integration inthe case of South Ossetia and Abkhazia; other contributions examine Russia vs. EU/US through Georgia and Ukraine case and look into...

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Russia and Crimea, Terrorism in Russia, Crisis in Ukraine, the Independence of Kosovo. FALL 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of Connections: The Quarterly Journal addresses two main themes: (1) how the Ukraine crisis is perceived in Central Asia, and (2) can the NATO campaignagainst Milosevic in 1999 and the independence of Kosovo, declared several years later, serve as precedent, and justification,...

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WINTER 2016
Russia's hybrid warfare, crisis in Ukraine, programs in intelligence studies in Germany. WINTER 2016

The Winter 2016 issue of Connections presents original articles on Russia's hybrid warfare toolset and its Soviet predecessors, the crisis in Ukraine, caused by the annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin-backed separatist forces in South-Eastern Ukraine, the enduring validity of Clausewitz's "On War...

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Emerging Security Challenges. SPRING 2016

Advances in sensors, communications, computing, nano- and bio-technologies, along with new strategies and operational concepts, challenge our policy-making capacity. The Spring 2016 issue of Connections presents the Emerging Security Challenges Working Group of the PfP Consortium and reflections of...

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Organized Crime. SUMMER 2016
Organized Crime. SUMMER 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of Connections is dedicated to the study of organized crime (OC). The lead article presents a study of the activities of organized crime groups in a megacity--Karachi--elaborating on their involvement in the implementation of impotantant governance functions and the local...

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2016 NATO Summit, Warsaw. FALL 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of Connections is dedicated to the NATO Summit that took place in Warsaw, Poland in July 2016. During the Summit, heads of state and government of allied and partner countries discussed key security challenges. This journal issue takes a deep look into two key themes - assuring...

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The Role of Strategic Communications in the Security Sector. NATO and Russia in the South Caucasus. SUMMER 2017
The Role of Strategic Communications in the Security Sector. NATO and Russia in the South Caucasus. SUMMER 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of Connections presents original research in the role of strategic communication, or StratCom, in shaping the image of a security sector organization with examples from the experience of the US and Ukraine, lessons learned from the decades long conflict in Western Sahara, and...

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The Post-Soviet World. WINTER 2018
The Post-Soviet World. WINTER 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of Connections provides a comprehensive view on Russia's attitude towards, and relations with Bulgaria, Montenegro, Georgia, and Ukraine, with focus on increasing tensions as a result of the consistent use of its hybrid toolbox. Another article looks into cross-border...

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