September 17, 2018
Having served as the national security advisor to two Australian prime ministers, Andrew Shearer brings his unique perspective to the Tea Leaves set, where he joins Kurt for a conversation about Australia and its role in the region and world. Shearer explains how the United States and Australia continue to have a robust and strong relationship. He discusses the role of the national security advisor in Canberra and how the position differs from its counterpart in the White House. As a bonus, Shearer provides listeners with a tour through Australia, emphasizing some of the unique features of the country’s cities.