Manolo Eduardo Villagra

Research Analyst – Peruvian Army

Manolo Eduardo Villagra

Research Analyst - Peruvian Army

Lieutenant Colonel of the Peruvian Army, Master in Military Sciences with mention in Strategic Planning and Decision Making, Master in Management and Technological Innovation, Master in Education Sciences, Bachelor in Military Sciences, Bachelor in Administration, Diploma in Security and National Defense, Diploma in Leadership and Strategic Planning, Diploma in Military History and Strategic Thinking. He has also completed the XVII Joint Command and Staff Program at the Escuela Superior Conjunta de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESCOFFAA); he is currently pursuing the VII Doctorate in Development and Strategic Security at the Centro de Altos Estudios Nacionales (CAEN).

Researcher and collaborator of the magazine “El Investigador” of the Escuela Militar de Chorrillos (EMCH), of the scientific magazine of the Escuela Superior de Guerra del Ejercito (ESGE-EPG), of the institutional magazines of the Peruvian Army “Actualidad Militar” and “Expresión Militar”, the journal “Pensamiento Conjunto” of the Escuela Superior Conjunta de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESCOFFAA), as well as the journal “Ciencia e Investigación en Defensa”, the “Cuadernos de Trabajo” and the journal “Científica de Seguridad y Desarrollo” of the Centro de Altos Estudios Nacionales (CAEN).

He is an analyst and researcher of the Research Institute “Gral. Div. José del Carmen Marín Arista”, of the Center for Higher National Studies (CAEN).

He is an analyst and expert in Strategy, National Security, Prospective and Scenarios, and Strategic Planning for Development. He actively participated in the operations and military actions against Illegal Mining in the Sector of La Pampa – Madre de Dios during 2019; he also served as Ground Operations Officer in the C-3(Operations and Military Actions) of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Special Command VRAEM during 2023. He is currently serving in the garrison of Huancané, Puno region, 4th Mountain Brigade, III Army Division.

Areas of interest

  • Strategic Foresight
  • Strategic Planning
  • Multisectorial Strategy
  • Strategic Intelligence
  • Geopolitics
  • Geostrategy
  • International Relations
  • National Reality (Critical Vision)
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Philosophy

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