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.
For the daughter of two radical pacifists, antiwar advocacy runs in the family.
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