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Andrew Shearer

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CD Kemp Fellow

Andrew Shearer is strategic advisor on Asia Pacific security at the Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington, DC and C D Kemp Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. He was formerly national security advisor to John Howard and Tony Abbott.

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Turnbull And Trump Showed We Were Allies, Now To Work Together On China

Trade & IP Unit | Andrew Shearer
Australian Financial Review 8th May, 2017

Relief may be Malcolm Turnbull's overwhelming emotion as he settles back for the long flight home from New York before a crucial budget. Returning...

We Can't Just Rely On US To Defend Australia

Ideas & Liberty | Andrew Shearer
The Daily Telegraph 12th April, 2017

The US missile strike in Syria, rising tensions with North Korea, China's creeping militarisation of the South China Sea, and recent terror attacks...

Donald Trump's new security adviser must learn to master chaos

Ideas & Liberty | Andrew Shearer
Australian Financial Review 22nd February, 2017

After just four weeks, the Trump administration finds itself beset by problems, many of them related to national security: the botched executive...

Trump's artless deals will deeply disturb allies after Turnbull call

Ideas & Liberty | Andrew Shearer
Australian Financial Review 3rd February, 2017

Tough phone calls between Australian prime ministers and other world leaders are nothing new; I have been present for a number of them. Even when...

Shinzo Abe's visit reminds us what a crucial ally he is to Australia

Ideas & Liberty | Andrew Shearer
Australian Financial Review 16th January, 2017

It is doubtful many Australians realise what a consequential leader Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been for Australia. During Abe's first,...