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U.S. Expands Weapons Stockpile In Israel | The Palestine Telegraph

February 10, 2010

Frida Berrigan of the U.S. Arms Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute in New York noted that the U.S. State Department originally raised questions about Israel's use of cluster bomb munitions during the 2006 Lebanon assault ...

Eight Years of Guantanamo: What's Changed?

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  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
January 14, 2010 |

The first 20 detainees arrived at Guantánamo's Camp X-Ray eight years ago, on January 11, 2002. Just over seven years later, President Barack Obama—on his second full day after taking office—issued an order to shut the prison within a year.

For Security and Peace: Ratify START

  • By
  • William D. Hartung,
  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
January 13, 2010

This backgrounder makes the case for a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (“New START”) between the United States and Russia and rebuts the key arguments from critics of the agreement. Specifically, it responds to nine assertions made by the Senate Republican Policy Committee (SRPC) in a report entitled “START Follow-on Do’s and Don’ts.” This report has been chosen because it is representative of the key arguments being made by New START critics.

The Conventional Arms Control Challenge

  • By
  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
November 18, 2009 |

Massive ordnance penetrator. Sounds powerful, right? This bomb is also known by its initials: MOP.

Losing the Moral High Ground

  • By
  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
October 7, 2009 |

On the eighth anniversary of the launch of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, the spotlight is on the Obama administration's evolving war strategy in a nation long known as the "graveyard of empires."

The current discourse on what is now dubbed "Obama's War" focuses on the number and composition of troops, as well as the overarching strategy (counter-insurgency, rapid withdrawal, a mix of military and reconstruction operations).

Aiding and Abetting War Crimes

  • By
  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
September 2, 2009 |

"You feel like a child playing around with a magnifying glass, burning up ants." That is how one Israeli soldier described Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli Defense Force's (IDF) invasion of the Gaza Strip, which began in December 2008.

His is one of 54 testimonies collected by the Israeli organization Breaking the Silence in a 110-page report that paints a disturbing picture of urban warfare in one of the world's most densely populated areas, where more than 1.5 million people occupy a narrow strip of land between Israel and the sea.

Afghanistan: War Trumps Elections

  • By
  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
August 26, 2009 |

The official results of Afghanistan's presidential elections won't be known for weeks. The ballots cast around the country need to be brought to Kabul--some by donkey and helicopter--and counted.

Obama to Bolster Nuclear Disarmament at UN | Inter Press Service

August 12, 2009
Frida Berrigan, senior associate of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation, says President Obama, in his historic Apr. 2009 speech ...

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A Roundtable Discussion on Disarmament | Democracy Now

August 10, 2009

New America's Frida Berrigan interviewed with Democracy Now.

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The Horror of Hiroshima Lives On

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  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
August 4, 2009 |

I can't help myself. I still think it's worth bringing up, even for the 64th time. I'm talking, of course, about the atomic obliteration, at the end of a terrible, world-rending war, of two Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, on August 6 and 9, 1945, whose anniversaries - if that's even the appropriate word for it - are once again upon us.

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