Center News

  • Nov 16, 2017
    On the fourteenth of November, Perry Center professor Celina Realuyo participated in an international forum hosted by the Institute of Strategic Research of the Mexican Navy (ININVESTAM), part of the Mexican Center for Superior Naval Studies (CESNAV), in Mexico City titled "Transnational Threats and their Regional Implications." The event was part...

  • Nov 14, 2017
    On Monday, November 13th, 2017, the Perry Center welcomed diplomats, military officials, and other representatives from the Western Hemisphere to its annual Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS). The weeklong seminar will provide students with an inside perspective into Washington, the defense policy-making process through presentations...

  • Nov 14, 2017
    On Wednesday, November 8th, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo conducted anti-money laundering and counterterrorism finance training to over 50 members of the Financial Intelligence Unit at the Economic Section of the US Embassy in Panama. The following day, she participated in the Panamanian Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Second Annual...

  • Nov 02, 2017
    William J Perry Center Professors Colonel (ret) Alejandro Alemán and Doctor Alejandra Bolaños participated in the first event announcing the publication of the book Effective, Legitimate, Secure: Insights for Defense Institution Building on Thursday, October 26th. As invited author for this publication, Prof. Alemán was part of a select panel on...

  • Nov 02, 2017
    On Monday, October 30, a delegation from the Course of Superior Strategic Studies (CAEE) of the Command for Education of the Armed Forces of Guatemala (COSEDE) visited the Perry Center for an academic exchange on security and defense policymaking. Dr. Scott Tollefson, Dean of Academic Affairs, welcomed the 38-person delegation, which included both...

  • Oct 26, 2017
    On Friday, October 20, the Perry Center celebrated the graduation of students enrolled in the Strategy and Defense Policy (SDP) Course. Attended by 68 civilian and military students from 12 countries across the Western Hemisphere, SDP included lectures by Perry Center faculty and distinguished guest speakers from various government agencies and...

  • Oct 16, 2017
    On Monday, October 16, the Perry Center welcomed a delegation of students from Paraguay’s Institute for High Strategic Studies (IAEE). Led by Coloel Patricio Cáceres, IAEE Director, and accompanied by Hon. Justo Zacarías Irún, Governor of Alto Parana, Paraguay, and Ms. María Teresa Peralta, CEO of Itaipú Technological Park, the delegation included...

  • Oct 13, 2017
    On Monday, Oct 9, 2017 the Perry Center began the resident phase of its Strategy and Defense Policy (SDP) Course by welcoming 68 military and civilian students from 12 different countries from across the Western Hemisphere. SDP, led by course director Dr. David Spencer, and facilitators Dr. William Godnick, Dr. Alejandra Bolaños, Professor...

  • Oct 05, 2017
    On Thursday, September 21, Acting Director Jeffrey Murphy presented the 2017 William J Perry Awards for Excellence in Security and Defense Education as part of ongoing commemorations of the Perry Center’s 20th Anniversary. Named after the 19th Secretary of Defense, the Perry Awards are awarded annually to individuals and organizations with...

  • Oct 04, 2017
    From September 18-22, 2017, 37 students from 13 countries in the Western Hemisphere completed the resident phase of the Cybersecurity Policy in the Americas: Challenges for Policy-Strategic Analysis, a new Perry Center course on challenges and policy solutions for the cyber domain. Cybersecurity Policy in the Americas is designed to provide...

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