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Matthew Longo

Matthew Longo is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Leiden University. His book, The Politics of Borders: Sovereignty and Security after 9/11, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.

Longo border citizenship

We have surrendered the cherished value of “innocent until proven guilty” for the security logic that we are all “risky until proven safe.”

Matthew Longo

It is an ever-widening surveillance zone that turns borderland citizens into guardians of the state.

Matthew Longo