FDP.The Liberals or just FDP for short is a liberal political party in Switzerland. As a classically liberal party, the FDP wants to protect civil liberties and individual responsibility. The FDP supports neutrality, federalism, direct democracy, and the tax sovereignty of each canton. It believes that national security should be credibly guaranteed by a skilled and strong militia. The party is for a "cosmopolitan Switzerland", which benefits from the opportunities that globalization provides.