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 deep historical roots of Putin's autocracy make it difficult to establish the kind of government in Russia that will live in peace with its neighbors.
An expansive American role in the world is crucial for global stability. Will the United States sustain such a role?
The Israeli-American alliance rests on traditional geopolitical considerations but also, as Walter Russell Mead’s new book shows, on much more than that.
The iconic film about a New York crime family reprises some classic American themes–and it’s grand entertainment.
America needs a more assertive policy toward Iran now in order to forestall a disaster later.
The ongoing battle between Ukraine and Russia in Ukraine’s Donbas region recalls three great battles in the history of the United States.
Venture capital violates the norms of conventional banking and in so doing has helped to create Google, Facebook, Apple, and other giant, world-transforming businesses.