The Foundation for Defense of Democracies also known as FDD is a non-partisan 501(c)3, a nonprofit policy institute. It focuses on the national security and foreign policy. This institute comes into existence in the year 2001. The FDD is in the Washington DC. The FDD is known as the Public Policy Think Tank.
It combines democracy and counterterrorism education; policy research, investigative journals and strategic communication in support of the mission of promoting pluralism fight the ideologies driving terrorism and defend democratic values. Many around the world don’t even have any idea about what this institute is for and about the functioning of this institute. Let’s flash some more light on this topic.
The functioning of Foundation for Defense of Democracies
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies converts ideas into policy and action by focus its efforts where decisions and judgments come into existence. The institute holds various events throughout the year. The events held by the FDD includes briefings on Capitol Hill, Leading Thinkers series, Experts roundtables for diplomats, public officials and military officers, panel discussions and debates within the policy community and book releases. The reason behind holding these events is for spreading their views and believes among people all over the world.
The scholars of Foundation for Defense of Democracies believe that everyone is eligible for the basic human right. The human right they talk about includes the right of speech, religion and assembly. There is no discrimination on the basis of color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender or national origin. The democratic and free nations have an obligation to protect one another and defend themselves. Terrorism, premeditated and unlawful violence against civilians to encourage fear and force societies or government should never be ignored and is always wrong. These beliefs are to protect the human being from facing any mistreatment in any situation or face discrimination in the way.