Michael Mandelbaum is Christian A. Herter Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is the author of many books on foreign policy, including most recently The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth (2019).
In 1960 journalist Theodore H. White wrote his bestselling, Pulitzer-Prize-winning book about John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign. Our editorial board member Michael Mandelbaum looks back.
There’s a good reason the century-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been solved: it can’t be.