Center News

  • Nov 13, 2014
    On November 12, Vice Admiral José Carlos Mathias, Vice Chief of Strategic Affairs of the Brazilian Joint Staff, visited the Perry Center and participated in a dialogue on joint military education and strategic planning methodologies. Vice Admiral Mathias’s delegation from Brazil included Rear Admiral Sergio Ricardo Segovia Barbosa, Deputy Chief of...

  • Nov 07, 2014
    On November 6, Perry Center Professor Guillermo Pacheco participated in a videoconference (VTC) program with the Graduate School of Higher Strategic Studies (EGAEE) in the Dominican Republic. This lecture on defense policy was coordinated and proposed by EGAE and was designed to complement the EGAEE academic calendar. Professor Pacheco presented...

  • Nov 06, 2014
    On November 5, a delegation from Foundation for Political, Economic, and Social Studies for the New Argentina (FEPESNA) visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and academic exchange. The delegation arrived in Washington, D.C. from Buenos Aires, Argentina, several days ago with the primary goal of observing the US midterm elections...

  • Nov 04, 2014
    On November 4, a delegation from Paraguay’s Institute for Higher Strategic Studies (IAEE) visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and academic exchange. The delegation included 50 students and 5 faculty and administrators from IAEE’s Master’s Program in Planning and National Strategy. The group was headed by IAEE Director General...

  • Nov 03, 2014
    On October 31, the fall Security and Defense Policy Course (SDP) came to a close. Fifty four students representing 17 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere gathered with the Perry Center faculty and staff and a number of distinguished guests from the DC diplomatic community to celebrate the conclusion of the SDP with a certificate ceremony...

  • Oct 31, 2014
    On October 23, Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson provided a lecture and participated in a discussion on the International Criminal Court (ICC) via videoconference (VTC) to the Catholic University of Córdoba in Argentina. Thirty graduate level students and faculty participated from Córdoba. This was the fourth VTC conducted with an academic...

  • Oct 23, 2014
    We are proud to present the winner of the 2014 Perry Paper Series Competition: Mr. Nicolás Fernando Gallo Campos, political scientist at the National University of Colombia. Perry Center Director Mark Wilkins presented Mr. Gallo Campos with a certificate in a ceremony at the Center on October 23. The Perry Paper Series is an annual writing...

  • Oct 21, 2014
    On October 20, the Center welcomed 54 participants from 17 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere to the first day of the Strategy and Defense Policy Course (SDP) residence phase. The students had already been participating in an online distance-learning phase for several weeks that included substantial reading and discussion, and they now...

  • Oct 16, 2014
    Perry Center professors are often called upon to serve as subject-matter experts, whether lecturing in-person at the events of other institutions or via video teleconference (VTC). Since this month began, our professors have already participated in several VTCs: On October 1, Professor Guillermo Pacheco gave a presentation on strategic leadership...

  • Oct 16, 2014
    On October 15, Perry Center Professor Boris Saavedra successfully defended his PhD dissertation on international peace and security at Spain’s Instituto Universitario General Gutiérrez Mellado, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (UNED). His dissertation, titled “La privatización de la seguridad en Centroamérica: El caso de El Salvador...

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