Anthony Ruggiero

Anthony Ruggiero is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Anthony Ruggiero

How to Really Turn the Screws on North Korea

Unprecedented missile tests deserve a more serious diplomatic and economic response.

It’s Time to Respond to Iran’s Bad-Faith Negotiations

The Islamic Republic has flouted its nonproliferation obligations and is moving closer to the nuclear threshold.

The IAEA Needs Access to Ukraine’s Nuclear Power Plant. Biden Can Help.

Since Russia seized the plant in March, the safety and security of the plant have been in jeopardy.

So Much for Reforming the World Health Organization

The Biden administration vowed it would change the body from within, but its proposals play into the hands of China.

A New President Faces Familiar Challenges in Seoul

Yoon Suk-yeol wants to remake South Korea as a global player, but first he must contend with challenges from Japan and North Korea.

North Korea Looks to Capitalize on Washington’s Attention Deficit

A serious problem does not go away if you ignore it.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the IAEA’s New Iran Agreement

The agency’s head has vowed not to close a four-year-old investigation of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear work. Does he mean it this time?

Will the Biden Administration Be Soft on Sanctions?

A policy review from the Treasury department suggests that it may limit sanctions without considering the downsides.

The Lasting Legacy of A.Q. Khan

His network sold substantial nuclear equipment and assistance to Iran, Libya, and North Korea and contributed to lasting security crises.