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Strategic Weekly Analysis

Strategic Weekly Analysis

21 September 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 35. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week’s SWA features an article from the Indian Ocean Research Programme on the likelihood of a change in leadership in South Africa and the response from current president, Jacob Zuma. Also...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

14 September 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 34. 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, the Global Food and Water Security Programme reports on the recent flooding in southern Pakistan and some of the responses to it. The Indian Ocean research programme...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

7 September 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 33. Download PDF From the Editor's Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. On 31 August, FDI was privileged to attend a private briefing at Parliament House with Professor Efraim Inbar, Director of the Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies and Security Issues. We thank the...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

31 August 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 32. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, the Global Food and Water Security Programme investigates the famine now gripping parts of eastern Africa and the efficacy of the famine early warning system. On a brighter note, successful...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

24 August 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 31. Download PDF From the Editor's Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, the Global Food and Water Security Programme reports on the calls to address regional food security made at the inaugural International Conference on Asian Food Security, held recently in Singapore...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

17 August 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 30. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Once again this issue of the Strategic Weekly Analysis offers a wide range of articles that have been developed by our four research programmes. This week, the Indian Ocean Research Programme considers a new cooperative agreement between the United States and Vietnam,...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

10 August 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 29. Download PDF From the Editor's Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, the Northern Australia/Energy Security research programme reports on a new, world-first, tsunami early-warning detection system, to be located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Heading overseas, the Indian Ocean...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

3 August 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 28. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, The past few weeks have been a busy period for our organisation with a number of roundtables being held around the country or in the final planning stages. The roundtables are proving invaluable in our research and we are indebted to the...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

27 July 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 27. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, the Indian Ocean research programme begins by looking to Afghanistan. The ramifications of the assassinations of Afghani powerbrokers Ahmad Wali Karzai and Jan Mohammed Khan are discussed, as is French President Nicholas Sarkozy’s...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

20 July 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 26. Download PDF From the Editor's Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, the Indian Ocean research programme reports on the deepening defence links between India and the United States; a number of key security challenges facing the newly independent republic of South...

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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