Deception in High Places - A History of Bribery in Britain's Arms Trade (Hardcover)


Deception in High Places reveals the corruption endemic in Britain's biggest arms deals over the last fifty years. Based on painstaking research in government archives, collections of private and court papers and documents won by the author in a landmark Freedom of Information Tribunal against the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the book illuminates a shadow world of bribery and elite enrichment. Deception in High Places charts British government involvement in arms trade corruption and presents the fullest history yet of bribery in Britain's arms deals with Saudi Arabia. It includes the backstory of the controversial termination of a Serious Fraud Office corruption investigation following pressure by the Saudi Royal Family and the British establishment.

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Deception in High Places reveals the corruption endemic in Britain's biggest arms deals over the last fifty years. Based on painstaking research in government archives, collections of private and court papers and documents won by the author in a landmark Freedom of Information Tribunal against the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the book illuminates a shadow world of bribery and elite enrichment. Deception in High Places charts British government involvement in arms trade corruption and presents the fullest history yet of bribery in Britain's arms deals with Saudi Arabia. It includes the backstory of the controversial termination of a Serious Fraud Office corruption investigation following pressure by the Saudi Royal Family and the British establishment.

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Product Details

General

Imprint

Pluto Press

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Release date

May 2014

Availability

Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

First published

June 2014

Authors

Dimensions

215 x 135 x 20mm (L x W x T)

Format

Hardcover - Library binding

Pages

256

ISBN-13

978-0-7453-3427-1

Barcode

9780745334271

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LSN

0-7453-3427-X



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