Center News

  • Jan 23, 2015
    On January 22, three senior officers from the Jamaican Defence Force (JDF), accompanied by officers from the District of Columbia (DC) National Guard, participated in an academic exchange with Perry Center faculty. The DC National Guard organized the exchange because Jamaica is their partner in the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program...

  • Jan 12, 2015
    On January 9, the Perry Center bid farewell to staff member, Patricia Kehoe, and honored her with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency’s World of Excellence Award for exceptional support to the Center and its mission. Ms. Kehoe, a 2012 graduate of the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, initially began as an intern for the Center in the...

  • Jan 07, 2015
    Dr. Salvador Raza, an expert in defense analysis, strategy, and force design, recently rejoined the Perry Center as a Professor. Through a cost-sharing initiative with the US Defense Institution Reform Initiative (DIRI), Professor Raza will teach Perry Center courses and participate in strategic programs both in Washington, DC, and throughout the...

  • Dec 08, 2014
    On December 4 and 5, a delegation of eight students from Peru’s Center for Superior National Studies (CAEN) participated in a series of lectures and discussion led by Perry Center faculty. The visiting delegation was part of a 48-person group from CAEN in Washington, DC, to meet with representatives from a variety of US agencies. Over the two days...

  • Dec 04, 2014
    On December 2 - 4, 2014, the 3rd Seminar on the Evaluation of the Objectives of the Guatemalan Strategic Plan for National Security was held in the city of Antigua, Guatemala. The seminar was organized by the Technical Secretariat of the Republic of Guatemala’s National Security Council, and participants included representatives from institutions...

  • Dec 03, 2014
    Colombia SDP 2008 Lola Viviana Esguerra Villamizar wrote a journalistic and investigative book, Cronología del desencuentro: Tres lustros del acuerdo humanitario (Chronology of the Disencounter: Three Decades of Humanitarian Agreement) that discusses the period of Colombia's history from 1996, when the first guerrilla attacked Las Delicias,...

  • Nov 22, 2014
    On November 20, a 38-person delegation from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) attended an organizational briefing and academic exchange at the Perry Center. The delegation included students of IAAFA’s Inter-American Squadron Officer School (ISOS) and was led by ISOS Program Director, Captain Omayra Genao. The delegation included IAAFA...

  • Nov 20, 2014
    On November 19, a delegation from the Guatemalan Army’s Superior Command for Education (COSEDE) visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and dialogue on topics in Western Hemisphere security. The 41-person delegation was comprised of emerging Guatemalan security and defense sector leaders, and was led by Brigadier General Ismar...

  • Nov 14, 2014
    On November 13, Professor Pat Paterson participated in the final session in a 2014 VTC lecture series with the University of Guadalajara in Mexico. Professor Paterson spoke on the topic of international human rights to an audience comprised of University of Guadalajara faculty, students, and alumni, and viewers who tuned in virtually from other...

  • Nov 13, 2014
    Last month, officials from US Southern Command praticipated in a two week academic exchange with the Peruvian Army's Intelligence School. Perry Center Alumnus General (ret.) Augusto Álvarez, professor at the Intelligence School, was instrumental in the planning and coordinatiation of this beneficial exchange.

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