Center News

  • Jan 06, 2022
    The Perry Center was honored to welcome the Jamaican Chief of Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Rocky R. Meade, to the Perry Center on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. During his visit, General Meade discussed some of the highlights of his service as Chief of Defense since 2016 and opportunities for collaboration between the Jamaican Defense Force (...

  • Dec 15, 2021
    On December 9, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo participated a virtual seminar hosted by the Center for Transnational Organized Crime Studies at Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. She spoke on “The Future of Illicit Trafficking in the Maritime Domain for a virtual audience including students, academics and defense and security...

  • Dec 13, 2021
    On Friday, December 10, 2021, Perry Center Director, LTG (ret) Frederick Rudesheim presented Colonel Rob Alvaro with the Legion of Merit medal. Colonel Alvaro is retiring after more than 30 years of dedicated service to the United States Army. A native of Puerto Rico, Rob continued a tradition of service following multiple generations of family...

  • Dec 09, 2021
    On December 6, 2021 Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo participated in the 20th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum that convened 200 current and former parliamentarians from the US, Europe, Africa and Latin America at the National Archives in Washington, DC. She spoke on the convergence of threats in the maritime domain on the Illicit...

  • Dec 06, 2021
    On November 30, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo attended the first 'Orión' Summit of Defense Ministers with the participation of 40 countries, a meeting intended to continue deepening multinational initiatives to address the problems that drug trafficking has generated in transnational security. The summit was inaugurated by Vice...

  • Nov 22, 2021
    On Friday, November 19, we concluded our 2021 Washington Security and Defense Seminar (WSDS), in which 60 diplomats representing 19 countries from the Western Hemisphere had the opportunity to interact with more than 20 high-level policy experts from the US government, academic community, and private sector. We thank all our presenters (pictured)...

  • Nov 19, 2021
    On Thursday, November 18, the Perry Center was honored to host Brazilian Army General Eduardo Antonio Fernandes, Chief of Strategic Affairs within the Ministry of Defense, to discuss opportunities for educational collaboration and the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA), which Brazil will host in July 2022. He was accompanied by...

  • Nov 18, 2021
    On November 10, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "Global Security in the New World Order" at CEDEYAC (Peruvian Strategic Management Course for Crisis Defense and Administration) at Peru’s Naval War College before a virtual audience of over 120 Peruvian students, academics, and alumni. CEDEYAC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary...

  • Nov 15, 2021
    On November 13, 2021, Perry Center Professor William Godnick participated on a virtual panel on governance and organized crime organized by the International Studies Association of the National University of San Marcos of Peru. Dr. Godnick spoke about public policies and international cooperation to combat illicit arms trafficking and to reduce...

  • Nov 12, 2021
    On November 9, the Chilean National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE) and the Perry Center jointly presented the webinar, "The Power of Digital Technology in 21st Century Geopolitics." WJPC professor Boris Saavedra analyzed artificial intelligence, wireless 5G technology and quantum computing trends in a global geopolitical and...

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