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    Axis of Deceit
    Axis of Deceit
    The Extraordinary Story of an Australian Whistleblower
    How a former intelligence officer became a whistleblower on a collision course with his country's government. On 11 March 2003' Andrew Wilkie resigned from Australias senior intelligence agency' the Office of National Assessments' in protest over the looming Iraq war. He was the only serving Intelligence Officer from the Coalition of the Willing - - the US' UK and Australia - - to do so' and his dramatic action was reported throughout the world. In Axis of Deceit' Wilkie offers timely insights into the world of international intelligence and details of his life as a spook' in the lead - up to a controversial and divisive war. Wilkies pre - war statements have proven remarkably accurate; he was convinced Iraq did not pose a serious enough security threat to justify a war. In particular' he assessed Iraqs military to be weak Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction program to be disjointed and contained no evidence of Iraq's active co - operation with al Quaida Wilkie assesses how the case for war was made in Washington' London and Canberra and explains how the three governments routinely skewed' spun and fabricated the relevant intelligence.
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    Book Author
    Andrew Wilkie
    Genre History , Politics & Government
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781458721372
    Publisher
    Black Inc. Publishing
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    12-Nov-2010

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