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Michael Mandelbaum

Michael Mandelbaum

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).

Articles

The Making of the President, Sixty Years Ago

The Making of the President, Sixty Years Ago

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.

Michael Mandelbaum
Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads
Books

Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads

Can MBS pull off what no other Arab ruler in the Middle East has—a dynamic, thriving economy—without tipping the kingdom into instability?

Michael Mandelbaum
The Peace Illusion

The Peace Illusion

There’s a good reason the century-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been solved: it can’t be.

Michael Mandelbaum
The Birth of a Dangerous New World

The Birth of a Dangerous New World

The next President will find it increasingly difficult to contain the spread of nuclear weapons in three key theaters.

Michael Mandelbaum