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Anthony Ruggiero

senior fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Anthony Ruggiero is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He served in the U.S. government for more than 19 years, most recently as senior director for counterproliferation and biodefense on the U.S. National Security Council from 2019 to 2021.

Deter Russia’s Use of Chemical Weapons in Ukraine

How Biden handles threats will dissuade Moscow and other adversaries from using these weapons—or encourage it.