Center News

  • 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
    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 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 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...

  • 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 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 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...

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