Center News

  • Oct 07, 2013
    On September 26, Dr. María Liz García de Arnold, former Minister of Defense of Paraguay, received the 2013 Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense education. Acting Director Ken LaPlante presented her with the award during a private luncheon in National Defense University’s Marshall Hall. Since 2007, the Perry Center (formerly CHDS) has...

  • Sep 27, 2013
    On September 26, the Perry Center convened a Hemispheric Forum panel discussion on the topic of “Coping with Opposition to the US in Parts of Latin America.” Acting Director Ken LaPlante provided introductory remarks, and Assistant Professor Pat Paterson served as panel moderator. The panelists, a diverse and distinguished group of regional...

  • Sep 20, 2013
    On September 19, the Perry Center honored the recipient of the 2013 Perry Award in the Institutional Category, the Colombian National War College (Escuela Superior de Guerra de Colombia, or ESDEGUE, in Spanish). Since 2007, the Perry Center (formerly CHDS) has awarded the William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education to...

  • Sep 12, 2013
    We want to recognize Doctor Kun for his recent trip to Mexico, where he was invited to speak through the Distinguished Visitor Program (DVP) for the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Society for Social Implications of Technology (SSIT), and the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). This program invites lecturers to travel internationally...

  • Sep 11, 2013
    The fall Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS) kicked off on September 9, bringing together 73 participants from 19 countries in the Western Hemisphere diplomatic community for an intensive week-long course on the formulation of US security and defense policy for the region. Over the coming week, participants will gain perspectives on US...

  • Aug 20, 2013
    In support of PANAMAX 13, faculty from the Perry Center conducted a tabletop exercise on August 2, 2013, to assist the Government of Panama in responding to possible security threats. This exercise looked at the procedure for requesting international security assistance in response to an external threat to the Panama Canal. The exercise used an...

  • Aug 19, 2013
    The Perry Center is honored to have been selected as a winner of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility. This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes employers...

  • Jun 25, 2013
    On Thursday, June 20, 2013, CHDS held an unveiling ceremony for the portrait of the National Heroes of Jamaica, Mr. Norman Washington Manley (seated left) and Mr. Alexander bustamante (seated right). The portrait is now on display in the Hall of National Heroes at CHDS. Many thanks to MAJ (ret) George Benson, CDSC Adjunct Professor and Jamaica...

  • Apr 30, 2013
    On April 9, 2013, the book Atlas of Security and Defense of Mexico 2012 was officially presented, the result of the collective work of several authors of the Collective of Analysis of Security with Democracy (CASEDE, by its acronym in Spanish) in Mexico, among them the graduate Raúl Benítez Manaut (REDES 2003), President of CASEDE, and professor...

  • Apr 10, 2013
    Convergence: Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization , which includes articles by CHDS professor Celina Realuyo, looks at illicit networks around the world and was sponsored by the Center for Complex operations (CCO), SACEUR/EUCOM Admiral Stavridis, and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). According to the Center for...

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