Cont_TulakCOL. (RET.) ARTHUR N. TULAK is on the research faculty of Georgia Tech Research Institute, working in the Pearl City Field Office for U.S. Pacific Command J81. He is the vice president of the Hawaii chapter of the Association of Old Crows, a professional association for electronic warfare and information operations (IO). His military career included 15 years working in IO, in doctrine development and in the field as a staff officer supporting operations in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. He has served in various Army, joint and allied headquarters in the European, Afghanistan and Pacific theaters.   Featured on Page 18


Cont_VuvingDR. ALEXANDER L. VUVING is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Prior to joining the center in 2008, he was an assistant professor at Tulane University and a postdoctoral fellow and associate of Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government. His major areas of research include Asian security, the rise of China, Chinese strategy, Vietnamese politics, Southeast Asian foreign policies, the South China Sea dispute and soft power. He holds a doctorate in political science from the Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany, and has been a recipient of prestigious scholarships from the German National Academic Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Featured on Page 26


Cont_ChingChangCont_JacobDoyleDR. CHING CHANG and JACOB DOYLE  write about cyber security relations for this issue of FORUM. Chang, a research fellow at the Society for Strategic Studies, Taiwan, is an expert in security affairs around the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, particularly on mainland China military issues. Doyle is a regular contributor to FORUM. A veteran journalist with over two decades experience, he has written for publications such as the Budapest Business Journal, Czech Business Weekly, Construction and Investment Journal and City Newspaper of Rochester, New York. He is based in Turkey.   Featured on Page 40

JUSTIN PUMMELL is a geographer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He supports U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Army Pacific, partner nations and others in designing capacity development projects and exercises that enhance readiness and response to all hazards.  Featured on Page 44