Center News

  • 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...

  • Sep 27, 2017
    From September 26 - 28, the Perry Center and the Peruvian Ministry of Defense is convening 60 defense and security professionals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela and the United States for a South American Regional Seminar on Countering Transregional-Transnational Threat Networks in Lima, Peru. Through a...

  • Sep 20, 2017
    The Perry Center, in partnership with National Defense University’s International Student Management Office, organized an academic panel on the state of play in the Colombian peace process. The panel was moderated by WJPC Professor of Practice Wiliam Godnick. The keynote presentation was made by Admiral (ret.) Hernando Wills-Velez the former...

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