Inside Pine Gap by David Rosenberg

By David Rosenberg

In 1966, Australia and the U.S. signed a treaty that allowed the institution of a together run satellite tv for pc monitoring station, simply south of Alice Springs. For greater than 40 years it has operated in a shroud of secrecy and been the objective of a lot public and political controversy. For the 1st time, a US high-tech undercover agent who labored at Pine hole for 18 years speaks out to offer an insider’s account of what occurs in the back of these locked gates in the course of the Australian wasteland. writer David Rosenberg information his occupation with an American intelligence service provider in the course of a tumultuous interval in background that lined the phrases of 3 American Presidents, 4 Australian best Ministers, the top of the chilly battle, a peace treaty among Israel and Jordan, wars in Iraq, genocide in Rwanda, in addition to the ‘War opposed to Terror’ and the emergence of North Korea as a nuclear-armed country. it is a attention-grabbing glimpse contained in the top-secret global of army surveillance.

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