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Annie Fixler

Policy Analyst

Areas of Impact:

Cyber and FinTech

Biography:

Annie Fixler is a policy analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance (CSIF).

She contributes to CSIF’s work on offensive and defensive tools of economic coercion and the application of financial sanctions on Iran. She also serves as the senior project manager of the Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare project.

Prior to joining FDD, Annie worked for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington as a senior research analyst and gained an expertise in Congressional affairs and Middle East policy. Annie also serves as the director of public affairs at a strategic communications and public affairs firm based in Washington, DC.

Annie earned her bachelor’s degree in international affairs from The George Washington University.

U.S. Designates Iranian Chief Justice

12th January 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

U.S. Designates Iranian Chief Justice

Annie Fixler , Behnam Ben Taleblu

The U.S. Treasury Department designated Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani today under non-nuclear authorities for his role in the human rights violations in Iran. As Iran’s chief justice and head of the judicial branch since August 2009, Larijani has for nearly a decade overseen the Islamic Republic’s judicial apparatus, a central component of the regime’s repression of the Iranian people. more...

Analysis & Commentary

12th January 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

U.S. Designates Iranian Chief Justice

Annie Fixler , Behnam Ben Taleblu

The U.S. Treasury Department designated Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani today under non-nuclear authorities for his role in the human rights violations in Iran. As Iran’s chief justice and head of the judicial branch since August 2009, Larijani has for nearly a decade overseen the Islamic Republic’s judicial apparatus, a central component of the regime’s repression of the Iranian people. more...

18th December 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

House Bill Elevates Civilian Cybersecurity Agency

Annie Fixler , Trevor Logan

The House passed the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency Act last week in order to establish a primary agency responsible for leading the coordination of cyber security information-sharing efforts between federal, non-federal, and private sector stakeholders. more...

22nd November 2017 – FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance Policy Brief

Congress Supports Financial Transparency for Iranian Transactions

Annie Fixler , Tyler Stapleton

The House Financial Services Committee approved last week the Strengthening Oversight of Iran’s Access to Finance Act, which codifies in law a set of conditions that the U.S. Treasury must use to evaluate licenses for the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran. more...

26th October 2017 – Quoted by Argus Media

US Congress looks to revisit Iran sanctions

Annie Fixler

A bill mandating US sanctions targeting Iran's missile program sailed through the House of Representatives today. more...