Jeremi Suri

Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, a joint appointment of the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He is the author and editor of nine books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. His most recent book is "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office."

Texas Gov. Abbott’s “Back the Blue” pledge to seize Austin’s police department is a return to Jim Crow

In March 1956 the elected leaders of the Southern states pledged to...

How the old ‘all politics is local’ became today’s ‘all local politics are global’

Thomas “Tip” O’Neill, a powerful speaker of the U.S. House of the Representatives...