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National Book Festival

Michael Mandelbaum is the Christian A. Herter professor and director of the American Foreign Policy program at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He has written 10 books on U.S. foreign policy, and Foreign Policy magazine has called him one of the top 100 Global Thinkers. Mandelbaum is also on the board of directors of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He most recently co-wrote “That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back” (Picador) with New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Michael Mandelbaum

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