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Review - Michael Tubbs, ASIO: The Enemy Within
Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History
  • Rowan Cahill, University of Wollongong
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ASIO: The Enemy Within is a combative book. Based on his research and experience, Michael Tubbs argues that the Australian Intelligence Security Organisation (ASIO) has no place in Australia’s democracy. According to Tubbs ASIO has, since its formation in 1949, acted as a partisan political secret police force, ridden roughshod over civil liberties, engaged in illegal activities, all with the aim of creating and managing a docile, tranquil public.
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Rowan Cahill. "Review - Michael Tubbs, ASIO: The Enemy Within" (2008) p. 94 - 95
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