Center News

  • Mar 10, 2016
    Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson participated in an academic conference at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) at Fort Benning, Georgia on March 8, 2016. The conference focused on two topics: (1) human rights (HR) and international humanitarian law (IHL) in Latin American militaries and (2) Women, Peace, and...

  • Mar 03, 2016
    On March 2, Lieutenant General Luiz Felipe Linhares Gomes, Chief of the Special Office for Major Events for the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, briefed the Perry Center staff and faculty and other members of the National Defense University on the security preparations for the 2016 Olympics. Brazil has a lot of recent experience providing security...

  • Mar 01, 2016
    On February 25, 2016, Professor Celina Realuyo participated in the 2016 Women Working for the World Conference: “Why Women Matter?” in Bogota, Colombia with over 470 female public, private, and civic sector leaders from Colombia and the rest of Latin America in attendance. In an interview with prominent Radio W Colombia journalist Camila Zuluaga,...

  • Feb 29, 2016
    Ambassador Adam Blackwell, the Perry Center Diplomat-in-Residence, examines security conditions in the hemisphere in his new book, If the War on Drugs is Over – Now What? Based on his experience as the Secretary for Multidimensional Security at the Organization of American States and from years of observing security problems in many locations...

  • Feb 23, 2016
    On February 18-19, 2016, the Perry Center, in partnership with the WJPC El Salvador Alumni Association and the Ministry of Defense, conducted a Countering Transnational Threats Seminar in San Salvador for 46 security and defense officials, under the auspices of the Ministry of Defense and El Salvador’s Regional Center on Training against...

  • Feb 16, 2016
    For more than a half century, Colombia has been engaged in an internal armed conflict, with tremendous political, social, and economic impact on the country. In October 2012, the Colombian government decided to seek a negotiated end to the conflict and build a stable and lasting peace with the Revolutionary Armed Force (FARC). On March 17, 2016,...

  • Feb 10, 2016
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo authored a chapter titled "North American Efforts to Combat the Financing of Terrorism" in a new Joint Special Operations University publication titled, SOF Role in Combating Transnational Organized Crime , edited by William Mendel and Dr. Peter McCabe In April 2015, military and civilian personnel from Canada...

  • Feb 04, 2016
    The Defense Minister of Paraguay, Diogenes Martinez, met with the Executive Board of the Perry Center Paraguay Alumni Association. The group spoke with the Minister about their experiences in Washington at the Center and offered their cooperation in matters of security, defense and national development. Afterward, the Minister asked the Vice...

  • Feb 04, 2016
    The Perry Center bid farewell to RADM (ret.) Pedro de la Fuente on Monday afternoon, honoring his five years of service as a professor at the Center. Professor de la Fuente consistently demonstrated superior leadership and academic excellence during his tenure, helping to develop and implement several innovative capacity-building programs that...

  • Feb 04, 2016
    On February 1, the Perry Center honored Professor Celina Realuyo for twenty years of government service. Beginning her career as a US Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State, Professor Realuyo spent time abroad in Madrid, Panama, and at the US Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium., Prior to joining the faculty at the Perry Center she...

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