The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies is pleased to announce the creation of an Annual Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations.  Says Institute Director Richard Betts, “The Saltzman Institute is pleased to honor one of the most famous scholars produced by Columbia and one of the most eminent international relations theorists of the past century by establishing the annual Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations.”  Dr. Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Associate Director of the MIT Center for International Studies, will deliver the inaugural lecture, entitled, “A Farewell to Geopolitics: American Grand Strategy in the New Era.”