Center News

  • Oct 12, 2018
    Perry Center Professor Pat Paterson provided a lecture to CEDEYAC students on Thursday, October 11. His presentation, titled "Política de Defensa y Sistemas Regionales de Defensa y Seguridad," covered a number of important development in security and defense matters in the Western Hemisphere: definitions of security and defense; blurred lines...

  • Oct 11, 2018
    On Monday, October 15, 2018 the Perry Center’s biggest academic course to date, Strategy and Defense Policy (SDP), began. Over 90 military and civilian officials representing 17 countries in the Western Hemisphere traveled to Washington, DC to begin the 2 week residential phase of the course. Prior to their arrival, course participants have been...

  • Oct 01, 2018
    From September 25-27, The Perry Center, represented by its Director, LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, Course Director William Godnick, and others, convened approximately 30 defense and security professionals from Trinidad and Tobago for a Caribbean Defense and Security Seminar in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Through a series of expert...

  • Sep 20, 2018
    On Monday, September 17, 2018 a delegation of officials from the Brazilian Superior War College visited the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies. The delegation led by Vice Admiral Carlos Frederico Carneiro Primo, was welcomed by National Defense University President Vice Admiral Fritz Roegge, Perry Center Director Lieutenant...

  • Sep 18, 2018
    On Friday, September 14, 2018, students enrolled in the Higher Military Studies Course (CAEM) at the Colombian National War College arrived to the Perry Center for an academic exchange. The 23-person delegation, led by Major General Juan Pablo Amaya and Colonel Oscar Tobar, was greeted by Perry Center Director Lieutenant General (ret.) Frederick S...

  • Sep 14, 2018
    On September 10th, the Perry Center began the online phase of its Strategy and Defense Policy course. Over the next four weeks, over 80 participants from more than 17 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere will participate in substantial group activities revolving around readings and discussions. Led by Course Director David Spencer , Deputy...

  • Aug 29, 2018
    On Tuesday, August 28, Professor Boris Saavedra addressed approximately two dozen students from the Peruvian Navy's War College CEDEYAC course, touching on themes related to the global security and defense environment. In his remarks, he posited that three major forces have impacted the global security and defense environment: globalization,...

  • Aug 15, 2018
    On August 14, a delegation of 16 students who are enrolled in Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) Maneuver Captains Career Course (M-CCC) visited the Perry Center for an academic exchange. LTG (ret.) Frederick S. Rudesheim, USA, Director of the Perry Center, greeted the visitors alongside Dr. Scott Tollefson, Dean of...

  • Jul 30, 2018
    On Friday, July 27, the Perry Center celebrated the graduation of students enrolled in the 2018 Defense Policy and Complex Threats (DPCT) and Cyber Policy Development (CYBER) courses. Attended by more than 70 civilian and military officials from across the Western Hemisphere, the courses included lectures by Perry Center professors and...

  • Jul 26, 2018
    Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, our sister regional center, is looking to fill three faculty vacancies. The areas of experise they're seeking are: Northeast Asia, Maritime Security, and Counterterrorism/Law Enforcement.

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