Center News

  • Sep 19, 2011
    On September 15, 2011, CHDS hosted a group of students enrolled in the Staff Course (Curso de Estado Mayor - CEM) from the National War College of Colombia (La Escuela Superior de Guerra) who are currently touring United States institutions including the Kennedy Space Center, the Naval Station at Norfolk, the Naval Air Station Oceana, and the...

  • Sep 19, 2011
    From September 12 to 14, CHDS organized the conference for Security and Defense Education in the Americas, co-sponsored with the Inter-American Defense College, which was held at the CHDS headquarters at the National Defense University. The conference analyzed the major issues concerning security and defense education within the Hemisphere; it...

  • Jul 20, 2011
    On July 19th CHDS and its partners the Chilean Ministry of Defense and the Chilean National Academy of Policy and Strategy Studies (ANEPE) inaugurated the 7th Sub Regional Conference in Santiago, Chile . This conference is an interdisciplinary event attended by government and non-government officials, analysts and academics with extensive...

  • Jul 18, 2011
    The CHDS team arrived in Santiago, Chile, on Sunday, July 17, 2011 for the 2011 Sub-Regional Conference (SRC). The team has been hard at work in preparation for what everyone hopes will be the most successful conference ever held by CHDS. The Sub-Regional Conference will be held at the W hotel in Santiago, from July 19-22nd, and will be headlined...

  • Jul 17, 2011
    El 12 de julio de 2011, el CHDS recibió a un grupo de estudiantes del Colegio de Altos Estudios Estratégicos, quienes realizan una visita a la ciudad de Washington DC, una semana antes de su graduación. El CAEE es una organización con gran influencia en la región, y su misión es la de educar a los líderes civiles y militares. El gran éxito de esta...

  • Jun 08, 2011
    On June 6 the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies welcomed its 8th Interagency Coordination and Combating Terrorism course (ICCT). With seventy three participants from nineteen countries, this ICCT is one of the most diverse courses the Center has hosted, as the variety of professional backgrounds represented includes civilian officials from a...

  • May 20, 2011
    The Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted "Caribbean Defense and Security Challenges in the Twenty-First Century," an Advanced Policymaking Seminar (APS) in Bridgetown, Barbados, from 11 to 13 May. The event provided an opportunity for regional experts, CHDS alumni, and invited policymakers to address key security and defense related...

  • May 13, 2011
    On May 12th the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted a group of 71 faculty and students from the Mexican Navy's Centro de Estudios Superiores Navales (Center for Superior Naval Studies – CESNAV) headed by Admiral Carlos F. Quinto Guillen at the National Defense University’s Abraham Lincoln Hall University. The Dean of Academics, Dr. Luis...

  • May 12, 2011
    On May 11th the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted a group of faculty and students from the Guatemalan Army’s Centro de Altos Estudios Estratégicos (High Strategic Studies Center – CAEE), a six-month course headed by Colonel José Cotzajay Chacón, at the National Defense University’s Abraham Lincoln Hall. The course consisted of 20...

  • May 10, 2011
    The CHDS Dean of Academics addressed the 42 representatives of 17 countries that attended the 2011 Perspectives on Homeland Security and Defense Course on the issues arising from the 9-11 attacks. During the course, the students participated in a series of lectures and seminars in Washington, DC and Colorado Springs, Colorado that addressed policy...

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