Frida Berrigan is Senior Program Associate of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation. Previously, she served for eight years as Deputy Director and Senior Research Associate at the Arms Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute at the New School in New York City. She has also worked as a researcher at The Nation magazine.
Berrigan is a columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus and a contributing editor of In These Times magazine. She is the author of reports on arms trade and human rights, U.S. nuclear weapons policy, and the domestic politics of U.S. missile defense and space weapons policies.
A Pentagon metastasized almost beyond recognition COMMENTARY | June 05, 2008 The next president will inherit a Pentagon with a vastly bigger budget, enormously more influence and a mission so radically expanded that keeping it in check may be close to impossible.