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Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 24. 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 features two reports looking at Saudi Arabia-Iran relations: the announcement that the Kingdom will seek to acquire nuclear weapons in the event that regional rival...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

29 June 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 23.   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 research programme analyses the recently announced Force Structure Review. The review is aimed at ensuring that the Australian Defence Force is positioned to meet emerging...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

22 June 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 22. 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 the latest developments in Australia’s ambition to replace Qatar as the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. The Environmental Protection Agency has...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

15 June 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 21. Download PDF From the Editor's Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, FDI looks at a number of developments in Indonesia, as a near neighbour and an important trade and security partner for Australia.  The Global Food and Water Crises research programme...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

 Vol. 2, № 20. 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 looks around the region and reports on a planned US-Pakistani joint intelligence organisation, aimed at eliminating high value al-Qa’ida and Taliban members in Pakistan. Also...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 19. 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 Crises research programme reports on the threat posed to the South African bid for the giant Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope by the practice of...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 18. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. This week, FDI is pleased to unveil an updated website. The new website is more interactive and accessible. It features a fast, easy to use search engine, a comprehensive archive and offers...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 17. Download PDF   From the Editor’s Desk    Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis.  FDI is to produce two new papers. The first, titled Workshop Reports, will be issued later this week. This report will be the result of four workshops, held nationally as well...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 16. Download PDF    From the Editor’s Desk                           Dear FDI supporters,                                                                                                                                                                                                   This issue of the Strategic Weekly Analysis includes an article prepared by the Global Food and Water Crises Research Programme that considers Australia’s recent involvement in a Global Seed Bank. Another article which the programme considers is...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 15. Download PDF    From the Editor's Desk Dear FDI supporters, This issue of the Strategic Weekly Analysis includes two articles prepared by the Global Food and Water Crisis Research Programme and one on investment in Africa. The first of these considers the recent tightening of foreign ownership laws by Brazil and...

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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