Global Security Hub
Since 2017, the Global Security Hub has been the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom's central point of contact for all security and defence-related activities. Together with the Liberal Defence Expert Network, it brings together a broad network of policy advisors and think tank experts from across Europe and beyond.
The Gaza war in a Nutshell
The Hamas terrorist attack on the 7th of October shook Israeli society to its core. After years of failing to negotiate peace, many Israelis settled for security. Now, with neither peace nor security, a divided and traumatized Israel faces its darkest hour. It is still too early to predict how or when the war will end, but certain steps can already be taken to improve the post-war reality.
AI Frontlines: China’s PLA evolution vs. NATO's counterplay
This paper delves into the transformative strategies of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) within its maritime and aerial defenses, reflecting on the shift towards "intelligent warfare" as outlined in China's 2019 Defense White Paper.
Regional energy security - Lessons Learned from the Russian war in Ukraine
Energy security is a key factor in Ukraine's and Europe's resilience to Russian aggression. Cutting the energy supply is a core element of Russian offensive tactics - on the one hand, to demoralise Ukraine, and on the other, to break the West's unity in supporting Ukrainian consumer protests. How could the energy supply be restored and secured in the shortest possible time?
Impacts of the Russian War in Ukraine on CEE
4liberty.eu, a network of representatives of liberal think tanks from Central and Eastern Europe, is pleased to present you the latest issue of their Review, titled “Impacts of the Russian War in Ukraine on CEE”. This time, the network's primary focus is on the response to the Russian aggression in the region, as well as various related phenomena and challenges.
Podcast: The Defence Café
The Defence Café is the security and defence podcast of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Brussels (FNF Europe).
Ukraine and NATO: invitation without expiration date
Tomorrow, the NATO summit begins in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. Ukrainian President Zelenskyy calls for clear signals to join the Alliance after the end of the war. Kira Rudik, member of the Ukrainian parliament and vice-president of the ALDE party, argues in a guest article that both Ukraine and NATO would benefit from membership. For her it is clear: it is time to open the doors to NATO for Ukraine.
One Year of War in Ukraine: What Does It Mean for The Global Security and Southeast Asia?
FNF Malaysia hosted its FNF Alumni Gathering on the 15 February 2023 in Kuala Lumpur. This is an annual event in which FNF gathers its alumni not only for attending an event but also for staying connected. This time, we invited Prof. Olexiy Haran who is a professor of Comparative Politics at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy (UKMA) to share his insights on the current situation in Ukraine.