By Andrew Wilkie
In March 2003, Wilkie resigned from Australia’s height intelligence supplier in protest over the looming battle in Iraq. He was once the single serving intelligence officer from the ‘coalition of the keen’ – the U.S., the united kingdom and Australia – to take action, and his dramatic flow used to be stated during the world.
Wilkie’s act of judgment of right and wrong positioned him on a collision direction with the Australian executive. Why was once he prepared to chance his profession and attractiveness to inform the reality? What occurred while he determined to take a stand? In Axis of Deceit, Wilkie tells his tale. He exposes how governments skewed, spun and fabricated intelligence recommendation. And he deals an extraordinary glimpse into the realm of foreign intelligence and lifestyles as a spook. With a brand-new preface, this is often the attention-grabbing within tale of a guy now set to play a pivotal position in our public life.
‘Impressive’ —Canberra Times
‘A glimpse into the realm of a latest undercover agent’ —the Age
‘A clear-eyed treatise on how the coalition of the prepared conned the general public approximately its causes for conflict’ —Sydney Morning Herald
Andrew Wilkie is the writer of Axis of Deceit. He was once a lieutenant colonel within the Australian Defence strength ahead of he joined the workplace of nationwide exams as a senior strategic analyst. After leaving ONA, he gave proof on the respectable British and Australian inquiries into the case for the Iraq struggle. He contested John Howard’s seat of Bennelong for the vegetables within the 2004 federal election. In 2010 he stood effectively as an autonomous for the federal seat of Denison in Tasmania.
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