Sean Roche, "“A Conversation with CIA’s Associate Deputy Director for Digital Innovation: Challenges of the Cyber World” (Sept. 10, 2019)
Susanna Campbell "Global Governance and Local Peace: Accountability and Performance in International Peacebuilding” with Severine Autesserre (Sept. 11, 2019)
Conversation with LTG Cavoli Event (September 24, 2018) Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics
Panel Discussion: "#MeToo and the National Security Space, Intel, Cyber and Gov’t" featuring: Tara Heidger, SIPA '19 and GAAPP '19, Dipali Mukhopadhyay, Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Antonia Chayes, Professor of Practice of International Politics and Law, The Fletcher School of International Affairs, Tufts University, Rachael Sullivan, SIPA '18Nora Bensahel, Distinguished Scholar, American University and Mara Karlin, Associate Professor of the Practice of Strategic Studies, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Johns Hopkins University ( February 9, 2018)
The Tenth Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations: “The Balance of Global Public and Private Power: A Tale of Two Worlds” featuring John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. (October 25, 2018)
Panel Discussion: "Media in the Age of Trump” (October 22, 2018) featuring: John Avlon (CNN), James Freeman (WSJ), Danielle Pletka (AEI), Jim Rutenberg (NYT), and Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Book Talk at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (January 10, 2018): Human Rights Futures (Cambridge University Press, 2017) co-edited by Jack L. Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations in the political science department, Stephen Hopgood and Leslie Vinjamuri
Keren Yarhi-Milo's book, “Who Fights for Reputation? The Psychology of Leaders in International Conflict,” won the American Political Science Association’s Foreign Policy Section Book Award (Sept. 2019)
Columbia University SIPA Digital and Cyber Research Group 2016
The Institute of War and Peace Studies was founded in 1951 under the sponsorship of Dwight D. Eisenhower during his tenure as president of Columbia University.
Mara Karlin, “Building Militaries in Fragile States” with Dipali Mukhopadhyay and Stephen Biddle (February 5, 2019)
Women Waging War Conference, Thursday, April 4, 2019.
Afghanistan, South Asia, and the West: A Conversation with Professor William Maley, Professor of Diplomacy at Australia National University’s Asia- Pacific College of Diplomacy. (September 15, 2017)
Roundtable with LTG Christopher Cavoli - with Jason Healey (Sept. 24, 2018)
Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, Commander U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, with Richard Betts and Jason Healey.(Sept. 10, 2019)
Panel Discussion: "Media in the Age of Trump” (October 22, 2018) featuring: John Avlon (CNN), James Freeman (WSJ), Danielle Pletka (AEI), Jim Rutenberg (NYT), and Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Christine Cheng and Severine Autesserre (Thur. April 4, 2019)
Summer Workshop on Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS) (July 2019)
Chaos in the Liberal Order (Columbia University Press, 2018) Edited by Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Francis J. Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane N. Labrosse.

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Video for “Countering Al Qaeda and ISIS 18 Years After 9/11”

September 20, 2019

In a September, 11, 2019 event, Jesse Morton, a former Islamist activist and leader of Revolution Muslim who was based in New York, Mitch Silber, the former director of Intelligence Analysis at the NYPD and Adjunct Professor of International Affairs and Public Policy at SIPA and Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International Affairs and Public Policy at SIPA, […]

Jason Healey on CNN’s The Situation Room

September 20, 2019

Institute member Jason Healey was featured in a report on US sanctions on three groups tied to the Korean government, aired on September 13, 2019 on The Situation Room on CNN. To see the full clip, click here.

Erica Borghard & Shawn Lonergan in Strategic Studies Quarterly: Cyber Operations as Imperfect Tools of Escalation

September 19, 2019

Institute affiliate Erica Borghard and Shawn Lonergan have an article in the Fall 2019 issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly, entitled, “Cyber Operations as Imperfect Tools of Escalation.” In the article they posit that cyber escalation has not occurred because cyber operations are poor tools of escalation, and that this stems from key characteristics of offensive […]

Lisa Anderson Joins Saltzman Institute as Resident Member

August 16, 2019

Lisa Anderson has joined the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies as a resident member. Anderson is James T. Shotwell Professor Emerita of International Relations; Dean Emerita of the School of International and Public Affairs; and Special Lecturer in International and Public Affairs. She is a specialist on politics in the Middle East and […]

Keren Yarhi-Milo Wins APSA’s Foreign Policy Section Book Award

August 12, 2019

Saltzman Institute resident Member Keren Yarhi-Milo has won the American Political Science Association’s Foreign Policy Section Book Award for “Who Fights for Reputation? The Psychology of Leaders in International Conflict,” (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018).  On August 30, 2019, she will be presented with her award and a monetary prize during APSA’s General Meeting […]

Stephen Sestanovich in The New York Times: Is Putin Burning Out?

August 02, 2019

On August 2, 2019, Stephen Sestanovich had an opinion piece in the New York Times online entitled, “Is Putin Burning Out?” Sestanovich posits that the demonstrations of recent weeks may push Putin to make mistakes that test his grip on power.

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Richard K. Betts

Director, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies; Leo A. Shifrin Professor of War and Peace Studies and Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of War and Peace Studies, Department of Political Science; Director, International Security Policy Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs

Séverine Autesserre

Professor, Department of Political Science, Barnard College; Senior Research Scholar, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies