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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The Conventional Arms Control Challenge

Nuclear disarmament requires movement forward on controlling conventional weapons, argues columnist Frida Berrigan. And the best hope for conventional arms control might be linking it to nuclear abolition.

More Than Backpedaling on NAFTA

Despite promising to renegotiate the trade pact during his presidential bid, Obama is continuing Bush's efforts to boost corporate integration.

Losing the Moral High Ground

With the deadline for closing Guantanamo looming, the Obama administration risks repeating many of the errors of the Bush years.

Afghanistan: War Trumps Elections

The military won't defeat al-Qaeda and the Taliban, writes Frida Berrigan. Nor will elections in an occupied country solve this problem.

Obama: Renegotiate NAFTA as You Promised

Mexican, Canadian, and U.S. leaders should scrap their failed "Security and Prosperity Partnership" and begin overhauling the North American Free Trade agreement at an upcoming Guadalajara meeting.

Weapons: Our #1 Export?

Rising arms exports may soon make weapons the major U.S. contribution to the world economy.

The News on Nukes

Columnist Frida Berrigan gives us the good, the bad, and the mixed news on the campaign to abolish nuclear weapons.

Progress on Cluster Bombs

With troops heading to Afghanistan and the Pentagon budget still rising, here's some good news from the military front.