The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) provides timely research and analysis on a range of national security issues to members of Congress and their staff and to all agencies throughout the U.S. government. Consistent with our organization’s values, FDD believes these issues transcend partisanship and require objective, research-driven analysis and policy options.
FDD offers its research and insights to officials throughout government and the military including:
FDD will provide custom research on our issues, typically within 24 hours of a request.
In 2017, FDD experts testified before Congress 28 times.
FDD experts provide analysis to policymakers on a bi-partisan basis.
FDD provides actionable research.
At FDD's National Security Summit in August 2018, UN Ambassador Nikki R. Haley was presented with FDD's Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Statesmanship Award. The summit also featured remarks by the Southern District of New York Assistant United States Attorneys and FBI Special Agents who received FDD’s Alberto Nisman Award for Courage, and Brian Hook, Special Representative for Iran at the U.S. Department of State.
Every morning, FDD brings the most important news to wonks and policymakers across DC and around the world.