Joseph Nevins

Joseph Nevins, a research fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of Operation Gatekeeper: The Rise of the Illegal Alien and the Making of the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (Routledge). He is currently working on a book about East Timor's ground zero in 1999.

Letting Out the (War) Dogs Letting Out the (War) Dogs

They say that war is hell, and Chris Hedges shows us how and why. Hedges's War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning painfully and profoundly illustrates how violent conflict destro...

Oct 31, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Joseph Nevins

On Justifying Intervention On Justifying Intervention

The twentieth century was arguably the bloodiest in modern history, earning from one commentator the moniker of the Age of Barbarism. From the Nazi genocide, to the killing fields...

May 2, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Joseph Nevins

Borderline Justice Borderline Justice

In their 1996 book The Next War, former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Peter Schweitzer concoct some troubling scenarios they imagine could confront the United States...

Nov 2, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Joseph Nevins