As of 2018 TFF’s themes and programs are:
1. The Middle East – Conflicts, changes and future peace options.
2. Refugees in Europe and integration into Sweden – Why and how?
3. Terrorism and the global war on terror – Wrong diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
4. Iran – With three sub-projects: a) Countering the West’s negative view. b) Help develop academic peace research at Tehran’s University. c) A photo book.
5. Criminalizing war, nuclear abolition and alternative civil and military defence.
6. The New Cold War: From 1989 till today’s new Cold War with Ukraine as one focus.
7. The decline of the US Empire and NATO – The emerging new world order including the Silk Road and Belt.
8. Denmark and Sweden – foreign policy and security policy trends.
9. Burundi’s civil war.
10. Net censorship and related reductions of Western democracy and rights.
These themes are dealt with – directly or indirectly – through theories and concepts such as theories of peace and making peace by peaceful means; nonviolence in various cultures; theories of imperialism, world order and globalisation; the paradigm of empirical analysis, criticism and constructivism; and in most cases through a critique of the images of global events and conflicts carried by Western-dominated mainstream media.
TFF has conducted many research and policy-oriented projects since it was established in 1986. A selected few without chronology:
• East-West-Nordic teams on “Economy, Ecology and Ethics.”
• Common Security and Nordic Security in the 1990s.
• The Nordic region as a nuclear-weapons free zone and as a zone of peace.
• A series of projects in Burundi related to reconciliation, public outreach at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, building of youth organisations.
• UN reforms and restructuring.
• Mao and Gandhi – a comparative study of social defence philosophy.
• Alternative military and civilian defence.
• Comprehensive study of the concept of ‘nuclear winter’.
• Alternatives to world disorder – and global ethics.
• The European Union – Conflict and Peace.
• Conflict consortium and reconciliations centers – what, why and how?
• Yugoslavia – What should have been done? (1991-2014)
• Georgia – South Ossetia, Abkhazia and peace-making (fact-finding 1994).
• Iraq – Intervention as predictable fiasco (2004).
Between 1986 and 2003, TFF published 65 printed books and reports. Since 2004, all publications have been digital.