january 06, 2015
January 2, 2014 The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies mourns the passing of Ambassador Arnold Saltzman at the age of 97. His obituary, which appeared in The New York Times on ... more
february 27, 2014
SIWPS member Alexander Cooley discussed the challenges facing the US in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan for the Politico series "Obama's World." “Policymakers insist that the U.S. will ... more
february 24, 2014
The Institute mourns the passing of long-time member Roger Hilsman, Jr.,Columbia University professor emeritus and former Assistant Secretary of State under JFK. Professor Hilsman passed away on ... more
march 13, 2014
The Comparative Defense Studies Program presents The Military ...
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. In March 2003, the Institute was renamed The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies (SIWPS) in honor of Ambassador Arnold A. Saltzman.
The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies publishes periodic electronic newsletters throughout the academic year and maintains an e-mail distribution list informing recipients of upcoming events and related items of interest.
We invite anyone interested in international security to join the conversation in the International Security Studies Forum (ISSF), an open discussion board and resource for scholarly work. You can find reviews and essays from the ISSF on their website, and you can join the ISSF message boards, which it shares with H-Diplo, by signing up here and choosing "H-Diplo" from the drop-down list.
In July 2013, the Institute sponsored its Seventeenth Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS).
The Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies is the Institutional Affiliate for the International Security Policy (ISP) Concentration in the School of International and Public Affairs's Master's degree program in International Affairs.
The Saltzman Working Paper Series feature drafts of research or essays in progress that feature research performed by scholars affiliated with the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies.