Center News

  • May 17, 2016
    Ms. Paulina Vodanovic Rojas, Chile’s Under Secretary of the Armed Forces, visited the Perry Center, where she met with Perry Center Director Mark Wilkins and engaged in a roundtable discussion with several Perry Center faculty and staff members. As Under Secretary, Ms. Vodanovic oversees a portfolio that includes the policy, management, and...

  • May 17, 2016
    The Perry Center hosted a roundtable discussion with Dr. Ángel Tello, Secretary for Military Affairs of Argentina. Dr. Tello was accompanied by several representatives from the Government of Argentina, including Mr. Walter Ceballos, Secretary for Logistics and Military Coordination for Emergencies; Mr. José Luis Vila, Under Secretary for...

  • May 16, 2016
    A delegation from the Command for Education of the Armed Forces of Guatemala (COSEDE) visited the Perry Center to discuss themes of defense and governance. Perry Center Director Mark Wilkins welcomed the 39-person delegation, comprised of both military and civilian officials. Dr. Luis Bitencourt, a Professor at the Perry Center, followed Director...

  • May 12, 2016
    Perry Center Professors Boris Saavedra and Celina Realuyo participated in the Fuerzas Comando 2016 Distinguished Visitor Program in Lima, Peru where they presented on the globalization of illicit networks, the US CTOC strategy, and cybersecurity and emerging technologies at this senior seminar. US SOUTHCOM Commander Admiral Kurt Tidd and US Army...

  • May 06, 2016
    Yesterday, Professor Guillermo A. Pacheco-Gaitan , Perry Center, gave a lecture on “The Formulation of Defense Policies for Complexes Scenarios,” for CEDEYAC program in Lima-Peru. About 32 participants from the defense and Security Sector, were able to exchange ideas with regard to the challenges posed by the complex scenarios for Policymakers…...

  • May 03, 2016
    The Office of the Secretary of Defense for Security Cooperation is hosting a Central American Maritime Regional Initiative (CAMRI) Workshop at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, May 2-6, 2016. Partner nations from Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama are participating in the workshop to enhance...

  • May 02, 2016
    Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable and its member organizations to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. To commemorate the week, the Perry Center Director, Mark Wilkins, issued...

  • Apr 29, 2016
    The Perry Center conducted a Caribbean Regional Countering Transnational Threats Seminar on April 27-29, 2016, in Kingston Jamaica, with over 70 defense and security professionals in attendance. Participants included officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St...

  • Apr 26, 2016
    Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson joined the US Southern Command Human Rights team at a South American Regional Seminar on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (IHL). The event was hosted by the Center for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law of the Peruvian Armed Forces in Lima. The seminar included representatives from...

  • Apr 22, 2016
    The Perry Center hosted "Evolving Threats in Central America: Forecasting an Uncertain Future," a Hemispheric Forum that aimed to analyze regional trends and envision a strategy to combat current and future security challenges. Perry Center Visiting Professor Walter Earle led the discussion, which featured remarks from Dr. C. Thomas Bruneau,...

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