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Combating Transnational Threats Senior Executive Seminar “Technological Innovation & Security Challenges in the NESA Region”

From 22–26 January 2024, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies hosted a Combating Transnational Threats Senior Executive Seminar (CTSES) titled “Technological Innovation & Security Challenges in the NESA Region,” held at National Defense University in Washington, D.C.   The five-day CTSES engaged 33 participants from 24 countries, including Armenia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Djibouti, Read More >

Maritime Governance Innovation Video Contest

In a contest organized by the Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) in full partnership with Indonesia’s National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) and the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, individuals and small organizations with innovative ideas to improve Indo-Pacific maritime governance are invited to pitch their ideas through a short Read More >

Quadrilateral Critical and Emerging Technology Forum in San Diego, California

From 16–18 August 2023, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, the Pacific Forum, and Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) hosted the Quadrilateral Critical and Emerging Technology Forum in San Diego, California. The forum was sponsored by a grouping of institutions from throughout the Quad member states and Read More >

The Quad: Opportunities to Advance Shared Goals at the Crossroads of the Indo-Pacific Program

From 10–12 July 2023, the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), along with its partner The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), hosted an Indo-Pacific themed program entitled “The Quad: Opportunities to Advance Shared Goals at the Crossroads of Read More >

MARSEC Digital Series: Tensions in the Indo-Pacific

On Thursday, 6 April 2023, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies hosted a digital chat with 25 NESA alumni on “Tensions in the Indo-Pacific.” Assistant Professor Jeffrey Payne led the conversation that marks the first of what will be an ongoing set of digital conversations focused on maritime security issues and Read More >

Executive Seminar: Maritime Security in the NESA Region & Beyond

From 30 January to 10 February 2023, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies conducted an Executive Seminar (ES) focused on the maritime domain and the challenges/threats that exist there. The seminar’s proceedings included conversations on autonomous/unmanned systems, the maritime challenges associated with climate change and environmental degradation, transnational criminality, power projection Read More >

Perceptions of the Indo-Pacific – Views from the NESA Region

In August 2022, the NESA Center distributed a survey to its alumni network with a range of questions formulated around U.S. policy towards the Indo-Pacific and how that impacts the countries of the NESA region. The survey also sought to measure attitudes about Chinese engagement in the Indo-Pacific and NESA regions. The survey contained a Read More >

Community Oriented Policing & Countering Violent Extremism Seminar 2022

Speaker table with speakers at seminar

From 27–30 June 2022, the NESA Center for Strategic Studies hosted a seminar organized in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior titled “Community Oriented Policing and Countering Violent Extremism” in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The workshop was designed to help participants evaluate and analyze the nature and dynamics of major community policing challenges, especially Read More >

NESA Maritime Series: Indian Ocean Island Forum

From 20–22 June 2022, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies hosted the IOR Island State Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants hailed from 18 different countries throughout the Indian Ocean Region. The event, a component of NESA’s ongoing programmatic efforts devoted to the Indian Ocean and the larger Indo-Pacific, focused on the Read More >

Russian Invasion of Ukraine – Regional Survey Report

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has dealt yet another challenge with global economic and humanitarian repercussions. In April 2022, the NESA Center surveyed its global alumni network of almost 12,000 security professionals from more than 150 countries to assess the global impact of the invasion, as well as regional attitudes and trends across the NESA Read More >