Center News

  • Jun 24, 2014
    On Tuesday, June 24, Perry Center Professor Isidro Sepúlveda provided a lecture via videoconference on the Ukrainian crisis. He delivered the lecture to an audience of Perry Center alumni and many invited guests including former Salvadoran president Dr. Armando Calderon Sol. The event was sponsored by the Perry Center Alumni Association of El...

  • Jun 24, 2014
    Perry Center Professor Evan Ellis wrote a comparative analysis of the difficulties faced by Chinese companies operating in Latin America and the Caribbean. The article is in English and it was originally presented in Spanish at the 2nd annual conference on China-Latin America relations in Mexico City. The updated version will be published in...

  • Jun 23, 2014
    The current class of the Academia Nacional de Estudios Políticos y Estratégicos (ANEPE) visited NDU and the Perry Center today for organizational briefings and an academic exchange. The 18-person delegation, led by Brigadier General Eduardo Mann Pelz, met with NDU President MG Gregg Martin and heard briefings by Mr. Jay Cope and Dr. James Przystup...

  • Jun 23, 2014
    Acting Director Ken LaPlante hosted an internal ceremony and reception honoring the service of three departing members of the faculty and staff. COL Al Brooks, USA, military faculty member; Ms. Rosalind Green, resource manager; and Dr. Isidro Sepúlveda, associate professor, all complete their tenure at the Center this month. COL Brooks, who will...

  • Jun 20, 2014
    A 43-person delegation from the Colombian Superior War College’s (ESDEGUE) High Strategic Studies Course (CAEM), including 34 students, visited the Perry Center today for an academic exchange. ESDEGUE Director MG Javier Antonio Fernandez Leal led the delegation. Following introductory remarks by Acting Director Ken LaPlante and Gen (ret.) Carlos...

  • Jun 18, 2014
    Three foreign liaison officers (FLOs) to U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and roundtable discussion with members of the faculty and staff. Captain Jorge Andaluz of the Peruvian Navy (a graduate of the 2011 CHDS Strategy and Defense Policy course), Commander Alexandre Itiro Villela Assano of...

  • Jun 17, 2014
    Profesor del Centro Perry Isidro Sepúlveda, Juan Avilés, y Rosa Pardo son co-autores del libro Las claves del mundo actual. Una historia global desde 1989 . Este libro habla sobre el desarrollo económico, el desarrollo humano, la transición demográfica, la afirmación de los derechos de la mujer, el avance de la democracia, la persistencia del...

  • Jun 17, 2014
    Our executive liaison to NORTHCOM, Richard Taylor, won the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security's annual essay competition. His winning essay proposes that the United States needs Mexico as a partner in the defense of North America.

  • Jun 12, 2014
    On June 11, at an event commemorating Brazilian Navy Day, the Brazilian Navy awarded Dr. Luis Bitencourt the medal Order of the Naval Merit at the grade of “Official.” The President of the Republic of Brazil grants this medal to Brazilian and foreign authorities who have rendered relevant services to the Brazilian Navy. The Perry Center is honored...

  • Jun 10, 2014
    Mark Wilkins joins the Perry Center after nearly four years spent working with OSD Policy’s Defense Institution Reform Initiative (DIRI). He first served as the DIRI Latin American Program Manager, coordinating the development of four programs in the Western Hemisphere to help partners develop accountable, professional, and transparent defense...

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