Center News

  • Mar 13, 2015
    On the 12th of March, Perry Center professors Dr. Luis Bitencourt and Guillermo Pacheco presented their experiences on confidence building measures during a conference on that topic at the Organization of American States (OAS). At the OAS’s Sixth Forum on Confidence and Security-Building, Dr. Bitencourt highlighted the role the Perry Center...

  • Feb 24, 2015
    On February 24, a video conference was held with the Naval War College of Chile on various topics of the global environment that interested students. The student, who were not only from Chile, but also from El Salvador, Ecuador, China, and Brazil among others. Professors Dr. Luis Bitencourt and Guillermo Pacheco-Gaitan, began by explaining the...

  • Feb 04, 2015
    Perry Center Professor of Practice Celina Realuyo has authored a new white paper entitled Combating Terrorist Financing in the Gulf: Significant Progress but Risks Remain . The white paper was published by the Arab Gulf States Institution. Executive Summary: The Gulf countries have taken significant national, regional, and international steps to...

  • Jan 27, 2015
    Perry Center Professor Boris Saavedra wrote an article titled "Surgimiento y proliferacion de las empresas de seguridad privada en El Salvador" (The Emergence and Proliferation of Private Security Companies in El Salvador) for the current issue of the journal Policía y Seguridad Pública . The article focuses on private security through a...

  • 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,...

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