Border Security and Control

2017 Alumni Scholars Announced

The Alumni Programs Office is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Marshall Center Alumni Scholarships. This year, we solicited applications from nearly 12,000 alumni, and received over 200 proposals for 8 available scholarships. The Faculty Scholarship Committee read through all...

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Alumni Perspectives: Empowering Indonesia’s Local Seafarers to Contain Smuggling

While attending APCSS courses, Fellows are required to complete a Fellows Project which may be done as a presentation, research paper or policy brief. APCSS is now making these papers available on line with our new “Alumni Perspectives” publications. A recent graduate of the Advanced...

Marshall Center Alumni in Greece Hold First Networking Event in Athens in Conjunction With GCMC Seminar on Border Security

On 24 September in Athens, Greece, the Marshall Center and U.S. Embassy partnered to host a networking reception at the residence of the U.S. Defense Attache in conjunction with a three-day Marshall Center Seminar on Border Security. Over seventy alumni and guests were welcomed by...

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Marshall Center Highlights Strategies to Combat Transnational Criminal Organizations

By Emma Bareihs Public Affairs Office George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany – More than 100 law enforcement and government professionals from 53 nations are investigating how to fight a growing threat to national security during the...

Marshall Center’s Central Asia Program Hosts Border Security, Management Workshop in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (March 16, 2018) – The Marshall Center’s Central Asia Non-Resident Program, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Dushanbe’s Border Management Staff College, and the U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, conducted a workshop on Border Security and Management here...

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Marshall Center’s Counterterrorism Course Teaches Global Professionals to Fight Terrorists at Home

By Christine June Public Affairs Office George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 15, 2019) - The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies’ Program on Terrorism and Security Studies has gathered 63 counterterrorism...

New Marshall Center Scholar, Mr. Valentin Balan

Moldova alumnus from the PASS 2014 course, Mr. Valentin Balan, joined the Alumni MC Scholars Program to perform academic research at the Marshall Center on the topic “The Transnistria Conflict: Perspectives of Settlement and Developments in the Context of Regional Crisis " from 07 September to...

Perry Center Participates in Wilson Center Mexico Institute’s 8th Annual US-Mexico Security Conference
Perry Center Participates in Wilson Center Mexico Institute’s 8th Annual US-Mexico Security Conference

Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo participated in the Wilson Center Mexico Institute's 8th Annual US-Mexico Security Conference on January 15, 2020 where she spoke on her latest publication "Countering the Evolving Drug Trade in the Americas" addressing the opioid epidemic and growing drug...

Professors Boris Saavedra and Celina Realuyo
Perry Center Professors Participate in Seminar at ESDEG

August 14-15, 2019, Perry Center Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra participated in the seminar "Drug Trafficking and Migration in the Americas," which was hosted by the Colombian War College’s (ESDEG) Regional Center for Strategic Security Studies (CREES) in Bogotá, Colombia. Over...

Ecuador Visit
Perry Center Visits Ecuador

April 15, 2019 The Perry Center Director, Lieutenant General (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, professors Celina Realuyo and Dr. Boris Saavedra along with Kara O’Ryan from the Alumni and Academic Outreach Office traveled to Quito, Ecuador from 1-3 April, 2019 for three days of academic and...

Security Insights Author Discusses Foreign Terrorist Fighter Research

LTC (Res) Dr. Daniel H. Heinke, German Armed Forces Reserve, and Director, State Bureau of Investigation, Germany's Bremen Police published his research on Foreign Terrorist Fighters as a Marshall Center Insights Paper. He talks more about his research in this interview. You can find his...

Tajik capital hosts informal ministerial meeting to discuss drug expansion in the region after 2014

DUSHANBE, November 29, 2013 -- An informal meeting of chiefs of counternarcotics agencies of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Russia, China, the United States, and Turkey has opened in Dushanbe today, according to Tajikistan’s Drug...

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Reviewing Land Border Dynamics in the Western Hemisphere

The land borders of Latin America have long been stereotyped as tierras de nadie or 'no-man’s lands,' generally located far away from political capitals and industrial centers and ripe for all types of contraband and illegal activities. In modern times, we see the tension between security actors...