The Foundation for Defense of Democracies was formed after the 9/11 attack and is very effective in transforming the different ideas into policies as well as actions. In order to do this they try to influence those people who have the power of taking major decisions like the public officials, the military officers etc.
There are a number of campaigns and conferences undertaken by FDD and in order to get some more details about the same one can go through the discussion given below:
- FDD participates in a number of programs on radio:
The FDD focuses a lot on the various programs on radio, investigative reporting and also on the different strategic communication campaigns. It has also joined hands with the European Foundation for Democracy and has raised a campaign against Hezbollah’s al-Maner television.
- The Foundation for Defense of Democracies organized an all-day conference to discuss about Iran:
The FDD, along with Hudson Institute and also American Enterprise Institute has organized a conference to discuss about topics related to Iran. Most of the speakers who participated in this conference were pro-Israel and wanted to get the Israel regime replaced by a democracy.
- Supported the free Iraqis:
The FDD has also backed the Iraq-America Freedom Alliance wherein they have supported the Iraqis who are happy about the freedom that they have got and are also working to attain democracy.
- Radio show discussing global security:
The ambassador of FDD hosts a radio show every Sunday called the Danger Zone. Here there are discussions about the various issues that are threatening the global security. Some of the most well-known figures in the world of military, academia, security and intelligence participate in this discussion.
- FDD has also made the Iraqi women aware about the various political issues:
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies also held an Iraqi Women’s Leadership Conference wherein the women from Iraq have been brought in order to explain them the advantages of living in a democratic country.
It is thus through these campaigns and conferences that FDD has tried to bring about a constructive change in the world.