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Author Wilkie, Andrew, author

Title Axis of deceit / Andrew Wilkie
Published Melbourne : Black Inc. Agenda, [2004]


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 W'PONDS  956.70443 Wilkie Wil/Aod  AVAILABLE
 MELB  956.70443 Wil/Aod  AVAILABLE
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Description 200 pages ; 24 cm
Series Black Inc. Agenda series
Black Inc. Agenda series.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Taking A Stand -- 7 -- Life On The Inside -- 28 -- The World Of Intelligence -- 48 -- An Unnecessary War -- 61 -- The Big Lie -- 75 -- Blame Game -- 103 -- Public Disservice -- 129 -- Intelligence Failures -- 150 -- Silencing Dissent -- 167
Summary "In March 2003, Andrew Wilkie resigned from Australia's senior intelligence agency, ONA, in protest over the looming Iraq war. He was the only serving intelligence officer from the Coalition of the Willing - the US, the UK and Australia - to do so. The dramatic move was reported throughout the world." "In Axis of Deceit, Wilkie examines how the case for war was made in Washington, London and Canberra. With unique insight, he explains how the three governments routinely skewed, spun and fabricated the relevant intelligence. He warns of further crises, as more and more is demanded of Western intelligence agencies at the same time as increasing politicisation undermines their work. He also offers a rare glimpse into the world of international intelligence and life as a "spook"."--Jacket
Analysis Wilkie, Andrew
Office of National Assessments
Iraq War
Weapons of mass destruction
Opinion manipulation
Political dissent
Notes Includes index
Cover subtitle: The story of the intelligence officer who risked all to tell the truth about WMD and Iraq
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Wilkie, Andrew.
Wilkie, Andrew -- Australia.
Australia. Office of National Assessments.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Intelligence officers -- Australia.
Intelligence officers -- Australia -- ?́ƠBiography
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Causes.
Weapons of mass destruction -- Iraq.
Whistle blowing -- Australia.
Intelligence officers -- Australia -- Biography.
Intelligence service -- Australia.
Intelligence service.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 2001-
Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives.
Author Australia. Office of National Assessments.
LC no. 2004353052
ISBN 0975076922 :
Other Titles Axis of deceit : the story of the intelligence officer who risked all to tell the truth about WMD and Iraq