Tag: Asia

“The Great War in East Asia” was the topic of the evening as Dr. Joseph G.D. (Geoff) Babb presented the latest, and last of AY 2019, lecture in the General of the Armies John J. Pershing Great War Centennial Series at the Riverfront Community Center in downtown Leavenworth, Kan. on Apr. 10. Babb, an Associate Professor of […]

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Featured article: Japan’s Security Strategy and Its Impact on U.S. National Security Interests by Sung K. Hyong and David A. Anderson Japan’s broadening security strategy reveals the unease with which it views the evolving security order in the Indo-Pacific. Several grave threats to regional stability continue to define the region’s changing security environment. The Democratic […]

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Dr. David A. Graff, professor of history at Kansas State University, recently guest lectured at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC). On May 31, Dr. Graff spoke on Chinese military history at an elective course in the Department of Military History. According to Department of Military History instructor Dr. Geoff Babb, Dr. Graff […]

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Featured article: The Reality of the So-Called U.S. Pivot to Asia by Joshua Parker and David A. Anderson Shortly after President Obama took office in 2009, it became clear he wanted to shift U.S. foreign policy focus away from the Middle East to Asia. His immediate goal was withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq and gradually bringing an […]

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Earlier this month Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke on the Department of Defense’s ongoing rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region. While speaking to the sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, Carter said that “the Department of Defense is operationalizing the next phase of the rebalance and rebalancing it for the long term. We’re bringing […]

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Earlier this year the RAND Corporation published a report examining Department of Defense humanitarian assistance/disaster response operations in four major international disasters occurring between 2008 and 2011. The report underlines the key lessons learned from DoD’s role…

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Posted: December 13, 2012 by the

Earlier this month, Asia Society published a report on U.S. policy in South Asia that offers new ideas on how to better integrate U.S. interests in South Asia, strengthen interagency collaboration, and expand expertise on South Asia in the U.S. government…

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Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy recently spoke at the Chairman’s Forum at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC.  Flournoy discussed imbalances in interagency resourcing, the growth of interagency operations, the National Security structure, and public-private partnerships…

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