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.
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