History Terror Peace Studies ask: Who profits from terrorist attacks? Who are the people pulling the strings? Why is it so difficult to trace terrorist attacks? Energy Petroleum Worldwide we need 45 supertankers of oil every day. But in many countries the peak of oil production is reached. Oil is becoming scarce and expensive. Peace Resource Wars The global fight for petroleum has cost thousands of lives in Iraq and other countries. Peace Research wants to point towards alternatives to this. Institute Bookings / Talk Invitations SIPER offers lectures on international politics and contemporary history. History Operation Gladio After World War II, NATO built up, armed and trained secret armies in all countries of Western Europe. These armies have been involved in severe crimes, involving regime change, torture, murder and terror. Peace Peace Studies Peace studies consist of a loose international network of people who reject war, terror and torture and search for peaceful resolutions to conflicts.