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The Australian Security Intelligence Organization : An Unofficial History - Frank Cain

The Australian Security Intelligence Organization

An Unofficial History

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Published: 1st September 1994
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This book traces the history of Australia's highly secret Intelligence Security Organisation. Established in the early days of the Cold War, like most intelligence organisations working under covert conditions, it exceeded the vague powers entrusted to it. It has been the subject of two Royal Commissions in Australia and in recent times several acts of Parliament have been passed in order to make it more accountable to Australia's government and its citizens.

Origins of ASIO
the backgroung to establishing ASIO
embargoes, espionage and ASIO
the acceptance of ASIO in the USA
anti-Communism and ASIO
ASIO and the road to the Petrov affair
ASIO and the Petrov defection
ASIO and the Royal Commission on espionage
ASIO in the 1960s and 1970s
ASIO in the 1980s
ASIO and acountability
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ISBN: 9780714641249
ISBN-10: 0714641243
Series: Studies in Intelligence
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st September 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1