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Indonesian Foreign Policy: Blind Spots, Stress Points and Potential Pitfalls

7 December 2017

Jarryd de Haan, Research Analyst Future Directions International 05 December 2017 In his paper titled “Indonesian Foreign Policy: Blind Spots, Stress Points and Potential Pitfalls” Jarryd de Haan, Research Analyst, Indian Ocean Research Programme, identifies some of the most important challenges that will confront Indonesia in the years ahead. Among those challenges are Indonesia’s leadership role in…

Chinese Belt and Road Initiative Suffers a Double-Blow from Hydropower Agreements

30 November 2017

Madeleine Lovelle, Research Analyst Future Directions International 29 November 2017 In her paper titled “Chinese Belt and Road Initiative Suffers a Double-Blow from Hydropower Agreements” Madeleine Lovelle, Research Analyst, Global Food and Water Crises Programme, writes that despite several memoranda of understanding being signed with Pakistan and Nepal, both countries have pulled out of dam-building agreements…

Implications of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress: Part Two: Some Consequences of China’s New Foreign Policy

29 November 2017

Lindsay Hughes, Research Analyst Future Directions International 28 November 2017 In his paper titled “Implications of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress: Part Two: Some Consequences of China’s New Foreign Policy” Lindsay Hughes, Research Analyst, Indian Ocean Research Programme, examines Beijing’s message and some of its international ramifications. Apart from examining some of China’s international policies that…

Can the NBN Bridge the Communication Divide between Regional and Metropolitan Australia?

27 November 2017

Matthew Meagher, Research Assistant Future Directions International 22 November 2017 In his paper titled “Can the NBN Bridge the Communication Divide between Regional and Metropolitan Australia?” Matthew Meagher, Research Assistant, Northern Australia and Land Care Research programme, writes that with a third of the population living in regional Australia, a strong internet is required now more…

Employer Support Awards: WA Nov 2017

23 November 2017

Future Directions International 23 November 2017 Employers from across Western Australia were thanked for their support for Australian Defence Force Reservists at the Employer Support Awards on 15 November 2017. Click here to view more information.

Israel: Effective Supply-Side Solutions but is Water Security Still Threatened?

20 November 2017

Madeleine Lovelle, Research Analyst Future Directions International 08 November 2017 In her paper titled “Israel: Effective Supply-Side Solutions but is Water Security Still Threatened?” Madeleine Lovelle, Research Analyst, Global Food and Water Crises Programme, writes that recent droughts have threatened Israel’s ability to maintain water security with its traditionally impressive water management techniques. This paper…

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