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Dr. Anders Åslund’s book Russias crony capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy explores how the economic system Vladimir Putin has developed in Russia works to consolidate control over the country. By appointing his close associates as heads of state ...
The 20th of May, the Stockholm Free World Forum, arranged a seminar on Chinese cyber capabilities with Tom Uren and Danielle Cave, both from the Australia Strategic Policy Institute. The seminar was moderated by SFWF’s acting director Dr. Oscar Jonsson. ...

Roundtable – Chinese Investment, Infrastructure And Influence In Europe: The Global Context

May 16, 2019
With increased economic strength, China is taking on a more visible role in global affairs. China’s infrastructure ambitions are manifested globally in its Belt and Road Initiative and in Europe through bilateral deals as well as the 16+1 cooperation format ...

Europe’s challenges, EU’s responsibilites

April 25, 2019
With about a month to go until the elections to the European parliament, Stockholm Free World Forum welcome to a conference to discuss European issues of trade, security and political future. The afternoon started with a welcoming speech from Dr. ...

Brief launch: Drivers of Russian Grand Strategy

April 23, 2019
On the 23rd of April, Stockholm Free World Forum arranged a launch seminar of the brief Drivers of Russian Grand Strategy. Participants were the author of the brief, Michal Kofman, senior research scientist at CNA Corporation and fellow at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute, ...

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 ...