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By Andrew Wilkie

within the 2010 federal election, self sustaining candidate Andrew Wilkie grabbed headlines after successful the seat of Denison, and with it a key function in determining who may shape the subsequent executive of Australia. ahead of he was once a political candidate, even if, Wilkie used to be Australia’s so much talked-about whistleblower.

In March 2003, Wilkie resigned from Australia’s top intelligence company in protest over the looming conflict in Iraq. He was once the one serving intelligence officer from the ‘coalition of the prepared’ – the USA, the united kingdom and Australia – to take action, and his dramatic flow was once pronounced through the world.

Wilkie’s act of sense of right and wrong placed him on a collision direction with the Australian executive. Why was once he keen to probability his occupation and popularity to inform the reality? What occurred whilst 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 suggestion. And he bargains 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 function in our public life.

‘Impressive’ —Canberra Times

‘A glimpse into the realm of a contemporary undercover agent’ —the Age

‘A clear-eyed treatise on how the coalition of the keen conned the general public approximately its causes for struggle’ —Sydney Morning Herald

Andrew Wilkie is the writer of Axis of Deceit. He was once a lieutenant colonel within the Australian Defence strength earlier than he joined the workplace of nationwide tests as a senior strategic analyst. After leaving ONA, he gave proof on the reliable 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.

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