Andrew Carr

Why is no one debating one of the budget's biggest spends?

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.

From Hot War to Cool Oceans: ANU Wargames at Kioloa

ANU Master of Strategic Studies students have just completed their annual weekend trip to the beautiful ANU Kioloa campus on the South Coast.

Explaining US Asia Policy under Trump - Ashley Townshend and Andrew Carr in Conversation

Join us in conversation with Ashley Townshend and Dr Andrew Carr who will discuss Trump’s approach to Asia.

Postgraduate Information Evening

Hear from world leading experts in the diplomacy, international relations, strategy and defence, and find out which postgraduate program best suits your career aspirations and interests.

Professor Geoff Wiseman, Dr Mathew Davies and Dr Andrew Carr will address why the world would be a better place if there were more people in each field.

Advance your career with a postgraduate qualification in international affairs

Understand how international, diplomatic and strategic affairs shape our rapidly changing world.

Australian strategy has a TINA problem

In 1983 Bob Hawke and his new Treasurer Paul Keating came to office promising to resist radical changes to Australia’s economic system. Hawke’s election pitch had recognised the economy was in bad shape, but he wanted to solve its problems by doing the same things Labor always liked doing: emphasising cooperation and boosting public investment in infrastructure and industry.

The end of 2 per cent: Australia gets serious about its defence budget

Compared to Tony Abbott, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his defence minister, Marise Payne, see themselves as having a different emphasis in the way they view security challenges, how Australia should fund its defence, and different philosophies for how to protect the nation’s interests in our region.

The 2016 white paper must get it right on defence diplomacy

Non-violent defence diplomacy is a relatively new phenomenon. But it has already become a widely admired idea in Australia – and throughout Asia. It has substantial bipartisan support.

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'.


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