Center News

  • Aug 18, 2021
    On August 17, 2021 Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on the role of the United States in Afghanistan since 2001 at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP) – Jenkins’ virtual roundtable on "Afghanistan: Terrorism and Geopolitical Challenges" for over 700 online participants. The panel discussed the history of Afghanistan,...

  • Aug 17, 2021
    On August 12, 2021, the Perry Center, and the Peruvian Army’s Center for Strategic Studies (CEEEP) joined with the US Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) to discuss China’s growing influence in Latin America and the Caribbean. Keynote speaker, Dr. Evan Ellis addressed China’s strategic objectives in the region to include methods...

  • Aug 16, 2021
    On Friday, Aug 13 the Perry Center completed its Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) 2021. The more than 40 participants represented 13 countries. Forty percent of the audience were females who work on security and defense matters their countries. The 5-day online course – conducted virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic – touched on...

  • Aug 06, 2021
    From July 19 to July 30, 2021, the William J. Perry Center carried out the third Analysis and Prevention of Urban Terrorism and other forms of Political Violence on behalf of the National Security Council of Colombia. This course was designed to respond to a request by the Colombian Presidency to strengthen the Interagency Terrorism Prevention...

  • Aug 04, 2021
    On August 3, 2021 the Perry Center facilitated the third of a series of virtual roundtables to support the Ministry of Defense of the Dominican Republic in their effort to develop their new Defense White Paper. This roundtable was led by Perry Center Professor William Godnick and focused on the issue of the relationship between defense white...

  • Jul 22, 2021
    On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Perry Center hosted a webinar titled "Non-State Armed Groups in the Caribbean." Two Perry Center alumni, Mr. Michael Bejos, Senior Officer of the Department against Transnational Organized Crime at the Organization of American States (OAS) and Mr. Jason Francis, Senior Policy Advisor at the United Nations Regional...

  • Jul 21, 2021
    On July 20th, the Perry Center was honored to host a virtual conversation featuring the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Mr. Daniel P. Erikson. Mr. Erikson spoke about the Biden-Harris Administration defense priorities in the Western Hemisphere as well as Secretary of Defense Austin’s guidance helps shape US...

  • Jul 21, 2021
    On July 20, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke at the Heritage Foundation on "Why Colombia’s Violent Protests Matter to the United States" alongside Joseph Humire, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society and hosted by Heritage Foundation Research Fellow For Economic Freedom and Growth James Roberts. They discussed...

  • Jul 16, 2021
    On July 14, 2021, the Perry Center facilitated the second of a series of virtual roundtables to support the Ministry of Defense of the Dominican Republic in their effort to develop their new Defense White Paper. This roundtable was led by Perry Center Professor William Godnick and focused on the issue of defense budgets. Expert presentations were...

  • Jul 15, 2021
    On July 15, 2021, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo spoke on "Leveraging Financial Intelligence to Combat Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking" at a virtual Brazilian seminar on "Trafficking in Persons, Vulnerabilities and Violation of Rights: Who are the Victims?" hosted by the Technical Chamber for Combating Human Trafficking in Foz do...

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