Center News

  • 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...

  • Jul 03, 2019
    The Brazilian Superior War College (ESG) and the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (WJPC) of the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions on June 14, in Rio de Janeiro. The document will serve to further develop academic, cultural and cooperative exchange programs. Representing their...

  • Jun 17, 2019
    The Perry Center team comprised of Celina Realuyo, Boris Saavedra and Kara O’Ryan participated in the three-day Countering Transnational Threats seminar co-sponsored and hosted by the Naval War College (Escola de Guerra Naval – EGN) , Army School of Command and General Staff (Escola de Comando e Estado-Maior do Exército - ECEME) and the National...

  • Jun 03, 2019
    Today, the 2019 Managing Security and Defense (MSD) Senior Executive Seminar opened at the Perry Center. MSD is a week-long senior executive seminar whose content is tailored in response to the policy priorities of both the Western Hemisphere Affairs and the Security Cooperation offices in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as well as the...

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