Center News

  • Jun 24, 2016
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo testified before the House Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing on June 23rd to discuss the importance of public-private sector partnerships at a hearing on "The Next Terrorist Financiers: Stopping Them Before They Start." This final hearing of the Task Force summarized...

  • Jun 22, 2016
    Students from the Perry Center Human Rights and Rule of Law Course visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) on Tuesday, June 21. The course discussions include modern examples of genocide, in particular the case studies of Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, and most recently Syria. The USHMM has been the site of frequent U.S. efforts to...

  • Jun 22, 2016
    The Perry Center hosted a Hemispheric Forum that addressed the role of LGBT personnel in the armed forces. Advancing themes of inclusivity and openness, the Forum featured a diverse set of distinguished panelists from across the security and defense sectors. Panelists included: Major General Patricia Rose, USAF, Mobilization Assistant to the...

  • Jun 21, 2016
    Perry Professor Boris Saavedra was inducted into the Gallery of Honor of the Inter-American Defense College (IADC) on Friday, June 3. Dr. Saavedra, a former combat pilot and retired Brigade General of the Venezuelan Air Force, has been associated with the College for 20 years. From 1996-98, he was the Chief of Academics. Since then, as a long-time...

  • Jun 20, 2016
    Faculty and students of Chile’s National Academy of Strategic and Political Studies (ANEPE) visited on June 16, 2016, for an academic exchange with the Perry Center faculty. ANEPE’s Director, Lieutenant General Felipe Arancibia Clavel led a delegation that included ANEPE faculty and a diverse roster of students that included both Chileans and...

  • Jun 17, 2016
    On Wednesday, June 15, students from the Strategic Implications of Human Rights and the Rule of Law (HR/ROL) course visited the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington, DC. Over the course of two hours, lawyers and members of the staff provided the students with detailed brief about the Commission’s case petitions,...

  • Jun 13, 2016
    Monday marks the start of two Specialized Courses at the Perry Center. Combating Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Networks in the Americas (CTOC) examines the serious problems of crime groups and their associated enterprises in the hemisphere. Led by Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra, the students will spend two weeks examining...

  • Jun 08, 2016
    The Perry Center said farewell to Diplomat-in-Residence Ambassador Adam Blackwell. After a distinguished career representing Canada in missions and international organizations around the world, Ambassador Blackwell joined the Perry Center in September 2015 as its first Diplomat-in-Residence. During his tenure, he drew upon his extensive diplomatic...

  • Jun 03, 2016
    The Perry Center recognized nine employees for their years of service in the federal government. With tenures ranging from five to thirty-five years, each employee received a certificate and pin to acknowledge his or her time in service and continuing commitment to the Department of Defense and United States Government. Ms. Alicia Torres-Ferrer, a...

  • Jun 03, 2016
    The Perry Center bid farewell to Captain Camilo Segovia as his year as a visiting professor from the Colombian Navy came to a close. During his time in Washington, DC, Captain Segovia contributed to a variety of Perry Center courses, events, and publications. He provided invaluable assistance to the development of the upcoming Defense Policy and...

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