Center News

  • Sep 06, 2016
    Perry Center faculty participated in a regional conference on human rights at US Southern Command headquarters in Miami, Florida from August 29 until September 02. USSOUTHCOM hosted the conference to examine the challenges associated with applying human rights standards during complex security operations against organized crime groups in the...

  • Sep 02, 2016
    On August 30, 2016, the Perry Center hosted a delegation of military officials from the Colombian National War College’s (ESDEGUE) Military Information Course (CIM). Led by Colonel Mendez Parra Eduardo, Chief of Planning for ESDEGUE, and Colonel Juan Carlos Rueda Cartagena, Colombia’s air attaché to the United States, the delegation included 12...

  • Aug 26, 2016
    The Perry Center is excited to announce its latest book, an edited series of essays titled Contemporary Security and Defense Issues in the Caribbean . Contributing authors include students and professors from the Caribbean Security and Defense Course in 2015. The 200-page book is a product of the team work of the Perry Center faculty and staff...

  • Aug 24, 2016
    On August 22, 2016, the Perry Center hosted a delegation of four Argentine defense professionals as part of US Southern Command’s support to the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security. Accompanying Rear Admiral María Inés Uriarte of the Argentine Navy was a delegation that included Colonel Elizabeth María Sotelo of the Argentine Air...

  • 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
    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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