Jonathan Schanzer

Senior Vice President

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

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Dr. Jonathan Schanzer is senior vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) where he oversees the work of the organization’s experts and scholars. He is also on the leadership team of FDD’s Center on Economic and Financial Power, a project

on the use of financial and economic power as a tool of statecraft. Schanzer previously worked as a terrorism finance analyst at the U.S. Department of the Treasury where he played an integral role in the designation of numerous terrorist financiers. He has held previous think tank research positions at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Middle East Forum.

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