Monday 23 Jul 2018 | 21:49 | SYDNEY
Monday 23 Jul 2018 | 21:49 | SYDNEY

Foreign aid and strategic shocks


Rory Medcalf


3 March 2011 15:06

In looking at the global context of likely future demand for Australian development assistance, it is worth thinking about key countries and scenarios where strategic shocks might greatly change the picture. For comprehensive surveys of what might lie in store, I recommend these two ambitious future-mapping reports, one from the US National Intelligence Council and one from the British Ministry of Defence, some of the most creative analysis that the Western intelligence community has done in the public domain.

Here are a few potential shocks and crisis zones to ponder...Read more on our companion blog, Interpreting the Aid Review.

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