Dr Andrew Carr
Doctor of Philosophy in Government (University of Canberra), BA. Hons (1st) (University of Canberra) BA. Coms (University of Canberra)
Andrew Carr is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His research interests include Australian foreign and defence policy, middle power theory and Asia-Pacific security. His recent books are Winning the Peace: Australia’s campaign to change the Asia-Pacific (MUP, 2015) and Asia-Pacific Security: An Introduction (Georgetown University Press, 2016). Dr Carr is also the editor of the Centre of Gravity policy paper series, a co-editor of the journal Security Challenges and a frequent media commentator for both Australian and Asia-Pacific press.
Enhancing Australian Options in a Crisis: Shaping More Sustainable Force
By Robbin Laird
The latest Williams Seminar held in Canberra on April 11, 2019 focused on the strategic shift for Australia within the context of the evolving global situation.
From Hot War to Cool Oceans: ANU Wargames at Kioloa
By: Dr Andrew Carr, Program Convenor of the Master of Strategic Studies at the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
Why is no one debating one of the budget's biggest spends?
BY DR ANDREW CARR
One of the largest and fastest growing expenditures in the federal budget, defence spending, will receive little or no debate, to the cost of our nation’s security.
Trump—channelling George Kennan, eight decades on
In his blustering, bumbling way, Trump may be fulfilling the long held ambition of George Kennan on the world order. And while the transition is risky, it may ultimately be for the best.
Will a Turnbull government mean a new foreign policy for Australia?
There has been speculation that Australia’s recent change in prime minister from Tony Abbott to Malcolm Turnbull will mean a shift in Australia’s choice of policy.
Tony Abbott's Most Expensive Three-Word Slogan: '2 per cent' of GDP on Defence
Under the Abbott government, the Defence Department was the focus of two 'three-word slogans'. The first was helping Immigration to "stop the boats".
Australia can change Asia for the better
Even on issues as divisive as the death penalty, Australia can affect change in the region.
Is Australia's engagement with Asia over?
A new book on Australia’s role in Asia finds the country has moved to a new phase in its relationships with the region.
When bad politics can lead to good policy
Australia's new submarines decision shows that sometimes bad politics leads to good policy, writes ANDREW CARR.