Security Challenges
Volume 9, No.3 (2013)

Horizon Scanning: Enhancing Strategic Insight for National Security Policymaking

The Australian Government has stated an intention to develop a comprehensive Strategic Policy Framework (SPF) that coordinates and guides efforts and resource allocations across Australia‘s national security community. This article suggests that the Australian Government should add horizon scanning to its emerging SPF in order to provide decision makers with integrated information and analysis concerning trends that will affect the external environment and generate new internal organisational needs. Morphological analysis is used to present two options for the proposed horizon planning system.

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