Center News

  • Jul 01, 2021
    On June 17, 2021 the Perry Center hosted the webinar "Understanding Mexico’s Security Conundrum" which is also the title the book by author and guest speaker Dr. Agustin Maciel-Padilla, former Mexican government official and WJPC alumnus. Dr. Maciel-Padilla began his remarks by explaining the notion of national security in Mexico and addressed the...

  • Jun 10, 2021
    On June 8, the National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE) and the Perry Center jointly addressed the complex phenomenon of organized crime discussing the primary drivers for illicit activity and its financing from both a regional and national perspective. WJPC Professor Celina Realuyo described the evolution of transnational...

  • Jun 10, 2021
    On June 9, 2021, the Perry Center hosted a virtual visit by 25 students from Mexico's Center for Higher Naval Studies (CESNAV) National Security Master's degree program. The session began with opening remarks about the Center delivered by Director LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, Academic Dean Dr. Scott Tollefson, and Outreach Program Manager Mrs...

  • Jun 02, 2021
    On May 27, 2021 Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 2021 Congress on the panel titled "Intelligence Activity in Latin America: Trends and Current Challenges." The topic of her presentation was "Leveraging Financial Intelligence to Combat Transnational Threats in the Americas and its...

  • May 25, 2021
    On Thursday, May 20, Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson hosted the second of two webinars on his new book, The Blurred Battlefield: The Perplexing Conflation of Humanitarian and Criminal Law in Contemporary Conflicts (JSOU Press, 2021). In a presentation before more than 200 online participants, Professor Paterson examined the nature of...

  • May 20, 2021
    On May 20, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "Keeping in Step with the Latest Sanctions Changes and Executing a Sanctions Management Master Plan" at the 2021 Anti-Financial Crime/CFT Symposium for the Dutch Caribbean, for more than 100 virtual participants, organized by ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering...

  • May 18, 2021
    On May 18, 2021, the Perry Center contributed to the development of a seminar on defense white papers organized by the Ministry of Defense of the Dominican Republic, which is in the process of developing its own white paper. The opening remarks of the seminar were given by Mr. Robert Thomas, Charge d'Affaires of the United States Embassy in Santo...

  • May 18, 2021
    From April 26-30, 2021, the Perry Center brought together approximately 40 participants from 13 countries for a Spanish-language virtual seminar "Combating Transnational Threat Networks" (CTTN). The academic seminar was opened by Perry Center Director LTG (ret) Frederick S. Rudesheim and facilitated by a team of Perry Center professors including...

  • May 11, 2021
    On May 3, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations Transition 2021 Series: "The U.S. Approach to Latin America and the Caribbean" alongside Dr. Paul J. Angelo, Fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and Dr. Mauricio Mesquita Moreira, Principal Economic Advisor, Integration...

  • May 07, 2021
    On May 5, 2021 Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "The Dynamics of Transnational Organized Crime in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic" for the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EUROLAT) Working Group on Security, Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism. The discussion examined how transnational criminal organizations...

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