Foundation for Defense of Democracies
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies is a think tank based in Washington, D.C., focusing on national security and foreign policy. Its political leanings have been described variously as either nonpartisan or neoconservative. FDD holds events throughout the year, including its annual Washington Forum, briefings on Capitol Hill, expert roundtables for public officials, diplomats, and military officers, book releases, and panel discussions and debates within the policy community.
Research, communications, and education on issues related to international terrorism and the defense of democratic societies and institutions.
Policy research, analysis, and education addressing iran's support for terrorism and pursuit of nuclear weapons.
Other Research Projects$1.8m
To provide research on terrorism and related issues on a timely basis.
Sanctions and Illicit Finance$1.4m
Fdd launched a center that focuses on sanctions and illicit finance to examine how democracies can use sanctions as economic coercion, deter illicit finance, and defend themselves against economic warfare.
Cyber threats-a project to promote a greater understanding within the us government, private sector, and allied countries of the threats and opportunities that hostile cyber attacks against a nation intended to weaken an economy and thus reduce its political and military power