Michael Mandelbaum is Christian A. Herter Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a member of the editorial board of American Purpose. He is the author of many books on foreign policy, including most recently The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth (2019).
Articles and Events
The United States did some things well and some things poorly—and important questions remain unanswered.
Alliances—the only thing worse is not having them.
The Cold War is a tough act to follow.
May. 17, 2021: Katherine Epstein discusses her article in American Purpose, "The Tolling Bell." Moderated by Michael Mandelbaum
Join us on May 17, 2021 to hear Katherine Epstein discusses her article in American Purpose, "The Tolling Bell." Moderated by Michael Mandelbaum. Katherine C. Epstein is associate professor of history at Rutgers University-Camden and author of Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain (2014)
If humankind is to be saved from the storms, floods, and droughts that a rise in the global temperature threatens, it is engineers, not politicians, who will save it.
Vartan Gregorian was a man of energy, intelligence, and service.
Taiwan has the potential to draw the world’s two strongest states into war.
When it comes to Iran, the historical record carries some important lessons for today.