By Andrew Wilkie
In March 2003, Wilkie resigned from Australia’s height intelligence supplier in protest over the looming battle in Iraq. He used to be the one serving intelligence officer from the ‘coalition of the keen’ – the united states, the united kingdom and Australia – to take action, and his dramatic movement used to be pronounced through the world.
Wilkie’s act of moral sense positioned him on a collision path with the Australian executive. Why used to be he keen to possibility his occupation and attractiveness to inform the reality? What occurred while he made up our minds to take a stand? In Axis of Deceit, Wilkie tells his tale. He exposes how governments skewed, spun and fabricated intelligence recommendation. And he bargains a unprecedented glimpse into the realm of foreign intelligence and existence as a spook. With a brand-new preface, this is often the attention-grabbing inside of tale of a guy now set to play a pivotal position in our public life.
‘Impressive’ —Canberra Times
‘A glimpse into the area of a latest secret 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 place of work of nationwide tests as a senior strategic analyst. After leaving ONA, he gave proof on the professional British and Australian inquiries into the case for the Iraq warfare. 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.