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Frida Berrigan

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Frida Berrigan

Frida Berrigan is a Senior Program Associate at the New America Foundation's Arms and Security Initiative (ASI). She is a columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus and a contributing editor at In These Times.


News and Features

On the 64th anniversary of atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki the threat of a nuclear war remains potent. US nuclear policy hasn't changed enough since the Bush years.

World War II defense spending helped pull us out of a depression, but don't count on that happening this time.

Taking on the Pentagon, with its mega-budget and its mega-power, may be the hardest task Barack Obama faces.

The war with Iraq is part of a larger plan for global military

Expanding the US global military presence is costly to taxpayers but
highly profitable for private military contractors.