Center News

  • Oct 30, 2020
    On Thursday, October 29, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, US Southern Command, essay contributors, and partner institutions throughout the region celebrated the publication of an edited collection of essays, "Twenty Years, Twenty Stories: Women, Peace, and Security in the Western Hemisphere." The essays address the...

  • Oct 29, 2020
    On October 27, Perry Center Professor William Godnick contributed to a panel for students at the Inter American Defense College on the human rights and rule of law concerns when armed forces are deployed to public security missions. Dr. Godnick was joined on the panel by Adam Isacson from the Washington Office on Latin America as part of the...

  • Oct 20, 2020
    On October 19, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo guest lectured in Spanish virtually on the "Latest Trends in Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas in the Age of COVID-19" for 20 of the students in the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) Strategic Studies and Global Governance International Certificate Program. Other speakers...

  • Oct 16, 2020
    On October 15, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo guest lectured in Spanish virtually on the "Latest Trends in Transnational Organized Crime and Anti-Money Laundering and Counterterrorism Financing Measures in the COVID-19 Environment" for Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE), based in Honduras with the participation of 317...

  • Oct 14, 2020
    On October 13, Perry Center Professor William Godnick guest lectured on "Social Media as Tool in Counter Narcotics Strategies" at the Colombian Navy CIMCON (Centro Internacional Marítimo de Investigación y Análisis Contra el Narcotráfico) for 102 Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian and Spanish naval officers and civilians. The session discussed how...

  • Oct 13, 2020
    On October 7, Perry Center Professor William Godnick provided the inaugural lecture on "Global Trends and National Security Strategy" at the Master's Degree Program on National Security and Strategic Studies offered jointly by the Guatemalan Institute for Strategic Security Studies and the University of San Carlos. Students in attendance included...

  • Oct 07, 2020
    On October 6, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo guest lectured on "Combating Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas in the Age of COVID-19" at the Colombian Navy CIMCON (Centro Internacional Marítimo de Investigación y Análisis Contra el Narcotráfico) for 73 Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian and Spanish naval officers and civilians. The...

  • Oct 05, 2020
    On Friday, October 2, 2020, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted the fifth and final day of its annual Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS). The starting session covered the US budget process. Panelists Dr. Thomas Mahnken, Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Mr...

  • Oct 02, 2020
    On October 1, Perry Center professor Dr. David Spencer moderated the webinar "Perspectives on the Brazilian Defense Strategy." General (ret.) Sergio Etchegoyen, Former Secretary of Institutional Security, Brazil Presidency described how the defense policy model is designed for the whole country, not just the military while General Décio Luis...

  • Oct 01, 2020
    On Thursday, October 1, 2020, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted day four of its annual Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS). Discussion first focused on cybersecurity, opening with panelists Thomas Wingfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, and Lt. Gen. Charles L. Moore, Jr.,...

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