Center News

  • Jun 03, 2014
    On June 2, Professor Isidro Sepúlveda presented a video-teleconference (VTC) lecture to the students of the Honduran National Defense College Master’s Program. The lecture covered the topic of geopolitics. Dr. Sepúlveda began with an introduction to the classic conceptual basics, the principal thinkers, and the evolution of the elements that have...

  • Jun 03, 2014
    On May 22, the North American Research Center (CISAN, at the National Autonomous University, UNAM) and the Perry Center organized an international seminar in Mexico City on the topic of the role of women as actors in the armed forces in North America. One goal of the event was to establish an interactive space for female members of the militaries...

  • Jun 02, 2014
    Last week a delegation from the Perry Center visited El Salvador to participate in several activities sponsored and coordinated by the Perry Center Alumni Association of El Salvador. On May 26th professors GEN Carlos Ospina, Dr. David Spencer and Mr. Guillermo Pacheco presented a workshop to 61 participants on the topic of strategic leadership and...

  • May 22, 2014
    El 20 de mayo, como parte de la larga cooperación entre el Centro Perry y el Programa de Gestión Estratégica de Defensa y Gestión de Crisis (CEDEYAC) de la Escuela Superior de Guerra Naval de Perú, el Decano de Asuntos Académicos del Centro Perry Dr. Luis Bitencourt dio una charla a través de una videoconferencia (VTC) sobre Estabilidad, Seguridad...

  • May 21, 2014
    On May 19, Academic Dean Dr. Luis Bitencourt welcomed a 31-person delegation from the Guatemalan Army’s Education Command (COSEDE). The delegation included civilian and military students and faculty members from COSEDE’s XV Superior Strategic Studies Course, including Brigadier General Oscar Enrique Barrientos Pérez, COSEDE Director, and Ariel...

  • May 21, 2014
    On May 20, Acting Director Ken LaPlante welcomed Guatemala’s Minister of Defense, Division General Manuel Augusto López Ambrocio, to the Perry Center for a roundtable discussion. Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Luis Bitencourt served as moderator for an open discussion on the security environment in Guatemala, interagency coordination, force...

  • May 19, 2014
    On May 14, General Humberto Oviedo Arriagada, Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army since November 2013, visited the Perry Center for the first time to participate in a roundtable discussion and lunch with several members of the Center’s faculty and staff. He was in the United States to be inducted into the Army War College’s International Hall...

  • May 19, 2014
    On May 16, the faculty and students of the Strategy and Defense Policy Course (SDP) celebrated the end of the residence phase with a closing ceremony and reception. The 52 participants from 17 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere marked the conclusion of a two-week residence phase that included plenary lectures, small group discussions, two...

  • May 05, 2014
    This week is designated by the United States Congress as Public Service Recognition Week. On behalf of the WJPC leadership team, I wish to publicly thank the hard-working members of the Perry Center for all they do in support of the WJPC mission. Those who have visited the Center or seen our team in action around the Western Hemisphere know the...

  • May 05, 2014
    On May 5, the Center welcomed 53 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 begin a...

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