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Strategic Weekly Analysis

11 April 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 13. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week we begin with an analysis by FDI Associate Dr Daniel Baldino of Australia’s position in the United States’ Asia-Pacific realignment. In the same vein, we look at Singapore – another...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

4 April 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, №12. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, we open with a report on the consequences of the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak confronting Egypt. We then investigate the findings of a new report from the Asian Development Bank, which suggests...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

28 March 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 11. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk   Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. In the SWA this week, we begin by looking at the interest of the United States in using Australia’s Cocos Islands as a base for surveillance aircraft, together with greater use...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

21 March 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 10. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. In the SWA this week, we begin by considering the implications of reports that the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom have agreed to “tap” strategic oil reserves in...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

14 March 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 9. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. In the SWA this week, we begin with a look at Indonesia’s latest efforts to address the difficult issue of fuel subsides and improve its energy security. Next, we report on the...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

7 March 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 8. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk   Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, we look at the implications of the Iranian elections as a crucible for the competition between President Mahmood Ahmadinejad and the clerical élite, led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

29 February 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, №7. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week we include two items written by FDI Associates. The first is by Tridivesh Maini, Associate Fellow with the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi. He writes about the current state of...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

22 February 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 6. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, FDI Visiting Fellow, Fujian Li, analyses the visit to the United States of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping. Also analysed is the possibility that Iran may be considering negotiations, as...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

15 February 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 5. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, FDI Associate Jahnu Russell investigates the prospects for talks between the United States and the Taliban. We then look at Iran, to consider the ramifications of that country’s continuing schedule...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

8 February 2012 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 3, № 4. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, FDI analyses the recently released progress report on the Force Posture Review. We then head overseas, where FDI Associate Professor Sandy Gordon examines Pakistan and its position as the Afghanistan...

Publication Guide

  • Associate papers are primary source assessments written by FDI associates. The assessment topics range from regional bilateral relationships and opportunities and challenges in our neighbouring countries.

  • Feature interviews are interviews conducted by an FDI Research Manager. Interview topics range from the sustainability of our planet to the improved provision of emergency food aid.

  • Normally issued in hardcopy, these represent a comprehensive study of one of FDI’s four research areas.

  • Strategic alerts are priority current intelligence items. We provide these alerts when events such as military deployments or foreign election results occur.

  • A 1500 to 3000 word, single topic assessment.

  • A number of short articles addressing current intelligence topics, issued each week.

  • A record of discussions resulting from a single, or series of, roundtable conferences.

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