Center News

  • Jul 28, 2014
    On July 25, the Perry Center said farewell to two long-serving members and also honored two staff members with civilian service commendation medals for their tireless behind-the-scenes efforts in everything the Center accomplishes. After six-plus years working at the Perry Center as Chief of Operations (and many years of association with the...

  • Jul 23, 2014
    On July 23, the Chief of Strategic Affairs on the Brazilian Ministry of Defense’s Joint Staff, General Gerson Menandro Garcia de Freitas, visited the Perry Center for an organizational briefing and strategic dialogue. Perry Center Director Mark Wilkins welcomed the General and his delegation to the center, while Academic Dean Luis Bitencourt...

  • Jul 18, 2014
    On July 16, the Perry Center hosted an organizational briefing and academic exchange for the Dominican Republic’s Escuela de Graduados de Altos Estudios Estratégicos (EGAEE) Master’s in Defense and National Security Program. The 42-person delegation included 34 students, representing a range of government and non-government fields, such as law,...

  • Jul 16, 2014
    In the most recent Perry Center Occasional Paper , “Measuring the Success in the War on Drugs,” Professor Pat Paterson and research assistant Katy Robinson assess counternarcotic strategy in the Western Hemisphere. Tracking coca cultivation and cocaine trafficking in the region, the authors trace the illicit products as they are cultivated in the...

  • Jul 15, 2014
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo wrote an article that discusses the importance of engaging the public, private, and civic sectors. The article, "Promoting Partnerships to Combat Illicit Trafficking,” was published in the University of Miami National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review . The article's findings were presented at the...

  • Jul 14, 2014
    On July 2014, Perry Center Professor and Chief of Defense Chair Carlos Ospina-Ovalle bid farewell to the Center to take a position as Distinguished Professor at the College of International Security Affairs (CISA) at NDU. CISA and the Perry Center are neighbors in the NDU community, and it is likely that Professor Ospina will continue to...

  • Jul 11, 2014
    Today, a 44-person delegation from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) attended an organizational briefing and academic exchange at the Perry Center. The delegation included students of the International Professional Military Education Development courses and was led by IAAFA Commandant, Col. Marc F. Stratton. The delegation included...

  • Jul 02, 2014
    On June 25, the Perry Center convened a Hemispheric Forum on the timely topic of desertion among members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and how best to manage demobilization and reintegration into society as peace talks continue between the Colombian government and the FARC in Havana, Cuba. The event took place in the...

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