Frida Berrigan

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Frida Berrigan

Frida Berrigan serves on the Board of the War Resisters League and is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.

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Trapped by Guantanamo

President Obama's signed executive order to close Guantanamo has gone nowhere -- nor have cases of those awaiting justice with the prison's walls.

START Now

There is no more fitting way to observe the anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki then to ratify the new strategic arms reduction treaty, argues columnist Frida Berrigan.

Mining for El Salvador’s Gold — In Washington

An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.

Calderon’s Visit to Washington

U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.

The New Anti-Nuclear Movement

The Obama administration has a new nuclear policy. And we need a new anti-nuclear movement that can reach for change.

Sunrise or Sunset for Iraq?

The Pentagon is now calling its operation in Iraq "New Dawn." But for Iraqis, as columnist Frida Berrigan points out, it just means same occupiers, different day.

Latin America: C-

The Obama administration has made a few steps in the right direction. But U.S.-Latin American relations are far from mended, and skepticism is growing.