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Strategic Weekly Analysis

30 November 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 45. 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 from the Northern Australia Research Programme of the possibility of a joint Australian-US military base on the Cocos and Christmas Islands. Moving to South Asia,...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

23 November 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 44. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. To begin, the Indian Ocean Research Programme looks at Burma, in view of the announcement that US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, will soon visit the country. Her visit will be the...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

16 November 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 43. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s edition of the Strategic Weekly Analysis. FDI’s Global Food and Water Security Programme extends its thanks to all those who took part in our recent roundtables in Sydney, Canberra and Perth, as we investigated the roles of science,...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

9 November 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 42. Download PDF From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s issue of FDI’s Strategic Weekly Analysis. This issue begins with an article on India’s ambitions to use thorium to shore up energy security. FDI’s Global Food and Water Crises Research Programme writes on new efforts by the private...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

2 November 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Download PDF  2 November 2011 | Vol. 2, № 41. From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s issue of FDI’s Strategic Weekly Analysis. In Australia over the past week the news has been centred around events at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth. This issue highlights the fact that...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

26 October 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Download PDF Vol. 2, № 40. From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s issue of FDI’s Strategic Weekly Analysis. This issue starts with an article on a push by Torres Strait Islanders to secede from Queensland. The article explores the likely benefits and costs of creating a more autonomous Torres Strait...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

19 October 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Download PDF Vol. 2, №39. From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Welcome to this week’s issue of FDI’s Strategic Weekly Analysis. Thank you for the positive feedback we continue to receive from our associates and supporters for this publication and the various other publications we produce. This issue starts with an article by the...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

12 October 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Download PDF Vol. 2, №38 From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, In this issue of the Strategic Weekly Analysis we again analyse Yemen and the role of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. In addition, we consider the resurgence in sectarian violence in Bahrain. FDI’s Global Food and Water Crises Research Programme writes on the...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

5 October 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Download PDF Vol. 2, №37. From the Editor’s Desk Dear FDI supporters, Over the past months there has been increasing concern over the stability in the North African and Middle Eastern Region. Internal unrest within country borders has the potential to impact on surrounding countries. Yemen is a particularly hotspot, given its geographical position in...

Strategic Weekly Analysis

28 September 2011 | Strategic Weekly Analysis

Vol. 2, № 36. 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 Indian Ocean research programme heads first to South Asia, to consider the largest naval exercise ever held between India and Sri Lanka and the acceptance by...

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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