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  • Jul 12, 2017
    On July 12, a delegation from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) visited the Perry Center to receive a briefing on the topic of cyber terrorism. The group included 40 personnel from air forces throughout the Americas, including countries such as Brazil, El Salvador, and Colombia, as well as eight US Air Force service members. Brazilian...

  • Jul 12, 2017
    Perry Center Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra contributed to the report, "Kingpins and Corruption: Targeting Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas" written by the AEI Working Group on Transnational Organized Crime and published on June 26, 2017. Key Points of the Report Transnational organized crime resides at the heart of...

  • Jul 09, 2017
    On July 8 and 9, the Perry Center welcomed a delegation of twelve individuals from the Global Institute of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (IGLOBAL) Master’s in Security, Crisis, and Emergency Management program in the Dominican Republic. The delegation was led by Josefina Reynoso Chacón, the Program Coordinator. During the first day, Perry...

  • Jun 28, 2017
    On June 28, 2017 the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies bid farewell to Perry Center Director Mark Wilkins. Current and former officials from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and other Department of Defense Regional Centers joined Perry Center faculty and staff to honor Mr. Wilkins for his career in public service. Mr...

  • Jun 28, 2017
    On June 16th, a delegation from the Chilean National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE) visited the Perry Center and the National Defense University (NDU) for briefings and a dialogue on emerging defense and security challenges in the Western Hemisphere. Led by the ANEPE Director, LTG Felipe Arancibia Clavel, the group included 13...

  • Jun 20, 2017
    On the heels of the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies and Guatemalan Ministry of Defense convened over sixty defense and security professionals in Antigua, Guatemala for the 2nd Annual Central American Regional Seminar on Countering Transregional-...

  • Jun 11, 2017
    On June 9th, a delegation from the Mexican Secretariat of National Defense’s (SEDENA) Superior War College (ESG) visited the Perry Center for briefings and a dialogue on the topic of emerging defense and security challenges in the Western Hemisphere. Led by Major General Francisco Aguilar Hernández, the group included over 100 Mexican Army...

  • Jun 08, 2017
    Directly from Mexico City, Perry Center’s Professor Luis Bitencourt lectured to 42 students of the Peruvian Defense Advanced Studies Course on “Defense Policies and Regional Defense Systems”. Luis also had as a special invited speaker, the former Perry Center’s Professor Guillermo Pacheco, who was also in Mexico City and is a respected authority...

  • Jun 01, 2017
    Participants in the Strategic Vision Initiative for Hemispheric Defense and Security meet at the Perry Center to develop forward thinking research to support the agenda of the 2018 Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas to be held in Mexico City in 2018. Perry Center partners include the National Defense University (Argentina), National...

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