Center News

  • Aug 10, 2016
    On August 9, the Perry Center hosted a delegation of staff and students from Chile’s Naval War College (ACANAV) as part of that institution’s annual visit to the United States. Led by ACANAV Director CAPT Gonzalo Peñaranda Moran, the 53-person delegation included students from Chile’s Army and Air Force, as well as international fellows from...

  • Aug 10, 2016
    The Perry Center and Colombia's Escuela Superior de Guerra/Centro Regional de Estudios Estratégicos de Seguridad have convened over 100 senior defense and security professionals, from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and the US for a "South American Regional Countering Transnational Threats Seminar." This event is taking...

  • Aug 01, 2016
    In a ceremony hosted by Director Mark Wilkins, Perry Center faculty and staff said farewell to Visiting Professor Walter Earle. As part of a distinguished career in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Mr. Earle joined the Perry Center faculty in July 2014 for a two-year detail. Having served in multiple senior positions within OSD Policy...

  • Aug 01, 2016
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo guest lectured for the Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism Course at the Daniele K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI-APCSS) via video conference. She spoke before an audience of over 100 students on “The Financial Instrument of National Power: Following the Money to Combat...

  • Jul 27, 2016
    The Perry Center (WJPC) in partnership with the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies and US Africa Command (USAFRICOM) conducted a Trans-Regional Illicit Commons: Drugs, Guns and People Workshop from 19-21 July 2016 in Casablanca, Morocco. The event convened 42 senior African and Latin American defense and security...

  • Jul 25, 2016
    Interns are an instrumental part of the research, writing, and academic course efforts at the Center. Each semester, the Center has between 4-6 interns who assist faculty and staff with course preparations, academic research, and journal articles. These interns are student volunteers who are chosen from a lengthy and competitive selection process...

  • Jul 15, 2016
    More than 30 students from 10 Latin American countries are attending a new academic course at the William J. Perry Center on how to handle complex security threats. The course, Defense Policy and Complex Threats (DPCT), is directed by Dr. Luis Bitencourt and Professor Guillermo Pacheco. It is a part of a series of Perry Center courses designed to...

  • Jul 14, 2016
    Intelligence fusion centers may be the type of security apparatus that countries in the Northern Triangle need to combat organized crime according to Dr. Thomas Bruneau. In the most recent Perry Center Occasional Paper , Dr. Bruneau, a distinguished Professor Emeritus of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and longtime...

  • Jul 06, 2016
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo participated in a Congressional briefing on "Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle" convened on July 6 by the Central America Caucus led by Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-CA), with Rep. David Valadao (D-CA) and Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI). Drug trafficking and...

  • Jun 29, 2016
    Last week, the Perry Center celebrated the graduation of students participating in its Combating Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Networks in the Americas (CTOC) and Strategic Implications of Human Rights and the Rule of Law (HR/ROL) courses. Attended by fifty-six civilian and military officials from sixteen countries, the courses...

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