Author: Joel Brodkin

JOEL BRODKIN writes about themes of innocence and empire in American film and literature. He teaches English composition and English as a Second Language at Mercy College.

The First Neoconservative: Herman Wouk, the Americanization of the Holocaust, and the Rise of Neoconservatism

The justification of the intensive bombing of Serbia in 1999 as part of the need to avoid "another Holocaust" is only a recent event in the Americanization of the Nazi Holocaust: specifically its use as a propaganda theme for the defense of U.S. great power interests.