By Andrew Wilkie
In March 2003, Wilkie resigned from Australia’s height intelligence supplier in protest over the looming warfare in Iraq. He used to be 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 movement was once pronounced in the course of the world.
Wilkie’s act of moral sense positioned him on a collision path with the Australian govt. Why was once he keen to danger his occupation and popularity to inform the reality? What occurred whilst he determined to take a stand? In Axis of Deceit, Wilkie tells his tale. He exposes how governments skewed, spun and fabricated intelligence suggestion. And he deals an extraordinary glimpse into the area of foreign intelligence and existence as a spook. With a brand-new preface, this can be the attention-grabbing within tale of a guy now set to play a pivotal function 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 keen conned the general public approximately its factors for warfare’ —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 facts on the professional British and Australian inquiries into the case for the Iraq conflict. 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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