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New brief: Drivers of Russian Grand Strategy

April 23, 2019
In the new Stockholm Free World Forum brief Drivers of Russian Grand Strategy, Michael Kofman describes the strategic drivers of Russian behavior and the Russian vision for great power competition. The Russian challenge, and consequently the inputs into Russian strategy, can ...

Panel discussion: The State of Swedish Defense

April 5, 2019
On the 5th of April, Stockholm Free World Forum arranged a panel discussion about the state of the Swedish defense. The discussion focused on the need for a substantial increase in the Swedish defense budget, priority areas in the total ...

Roundtable discussion – Great Power Competition and Arms Control in a Post-INF World

March 28, 2019
Thursday the 28th of March, Stockholm Free World Forum arranged a roundtable discussion with Frank Rose, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and former Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, and John Rydqvist, Deputy Research Director at the Swedish ...

Seminar: Russian Money Laundering and European Security

March 21, 2019
The 21st of March, Stockholm Free World Forum arranged a seminar with Bill Browder, CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital Manegement. The seminar started with a welcoming speech by Gunnar Hökmark, president of Stockholm Free World Forum. Thereafter, Browder delivered ...

Roundtable: U.S. Foreign Policy and challenges to the transatlantic order

March 11, 2019
The 6th of March, the Stockholm Free World Forum, arranged a roundtable discussion with Daniel Kochis, Policy Analyst in European Affairs in the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at Heritage Foundation Europe. The Heritage foundation is considered one of the ...

Book Launch: Moscow Rules

February 18, 2019
On the 18th of February, SFWF arranged a launch seminar of the book Moscow Rules – What Drives Russia to Confront the West. The roots of current Russian behaviour and demands can be traced not just to the Soviet era, but ...

Seminar – Together Alone?

February 14, 2019
The 13th of February Stockholm Free World Forum and the Finnish think-tank Libera arranged a seminar at Hanaholmen in Finland on Swedish and Finnish responses to increased tensions. The seminar discussed Sweden and Finland’s security challenges and responses, as well ...

Publication launch: Russian cyber strategies

February 7, 2019
On February 7th, The Stockholm Free World Forum and EUISS hosted the Stockholm launch for the the EUISS Chaillot Paper “Hacks, leaks and disruptions: Russian cyber strategies“. Cyber-concerns have made a fulminant career in politics. Few issues have evolved so ...

New book: “Security policy for a new government”

January 7, 2019
The Anthology ”Security policy for a new government” is published in a time characterized by domestic unrest. As the current political agenda has been dominated by the formation of a government, other important matters have been put aside. However, the ...

New book: “A new international order of trade?”

December 17, 2018
The political landscape of today is characterized by growing protectionism, political instability and an ongoing trade war between China and the US, which causes concerns about the status of the free trade. In A new international order of trade? Essay’s ...