Center News

  • Aug 15, 2019
    Dr. Fabiana Perera delivered a lecture via videoteleconference to students at the Honduran Colegio Nacional de Defensa (National Defense College) on August 8. Dr. Perera discussed new strategic scenarios focusing on the major forces driving change in our region. The students participated in the discussion using live polling technology.

  • Aug 09, 2019
    At the request of the new Government of Panama, the Perry Center held a one-day national security policy workshop (NSPW) for 30 officials from the Ministry of Public Security on August 7, 2019 at the InterContinental Miramar Hotel, in Panama City, Panama. Vice Minister of Public Security Ivor Axel Pitti and WJPC Director LTG (ret.) Frederick...

  • Aug 07, 2019
    On August 6, 2019, Dr. Fabiana Perera delivered a lecture on human rights and women's rights to students at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA). Delivering the lecture via video teleconference, Dr. Perera was able to engage the students beyond a simple questions and answers session; the students, attending from their classroom at...

  • Aug 05, 2019
    On July 30 - 31, 2019 Perry Center professors William Godnick, Patrick Paterson and Juan Carlos Gomez engaged with 30 Argentine counterparts convened by the Ministry of Defense's Directorate for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law on issues related to human rights in the defense and security sectors. Over the course of two days...

  • Jul 26, 2019
    On Wednesday July 17, 2019 the Perry Center participated in the academic event "Hemispheric Security Trends and Cyberdefense" hosted by the Argentine National War College (ESGC by its Spanish acronym) in Buenos Aires. ESGC Director COL Gabriel Camilli welcomed nearly 170 participants comprised of ESGC students, researchers and professors, Perry...

  • Jul 25, 2019
    The Perry Center and the Argentine Ministry of Security co-sponsored the two-day seminar "Countering Transnational Threats in the Americas" for over 80 participants in Buenos Aires from July 15-16, 2019. Seminar sessions addressed narcotics trafficking, border security, the convergence of terrorism and crime, countering terrorist financing and...

  • Jul 25, 2019
    From July 9-12, 2019 the Perry Center visited Chile to participate in academic exchanges with institutional counterparts and the wider alumni community. Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra along with Kara O’Ryan from the Alumni and Educational Outreach office visited the National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies ( ANEPE ) and...

  • Jul 22, 2019
    The William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies welcomed a group of visitors from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy on July 18, 2019. The students were greeted by Dr. Scott Tollefson, Dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. Fabiana Perera delivered a lecture on extra-hemispheric actors in Venezuela and engaged in a lively discussion with the...

  • Jul 11, 2019
    Dr. David Spencer and Dr. Fabiana Perera participated in a seminar on the impact of new technologies for defense and security hosted by ANEPE on June 20, 2019. Dr. Spencer presented on the impact of these technologies on counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations. Dr. Perera presented on the normative framework governing the use of new...

  • Jul 09, 2019
    Welcoming a group of students from the Air War College on July 3, Dr. Fabiana Perera, Assistant Professor at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, delivered a lecture to the group on Security Challenges Facing the Western Hemisphere. Professors from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies and the Near East South Asia Center...

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