Government solicitor knew of upcoming Timor-Leste book and advised against broader Asis disclosures

Government lawyers wrote a warning letter to lawyer Bernard Collaery about the pending publication of his book on Australia’s covert spy operation against Timor-Leste during lucrative oil and gas negotiations.

Two weeks later, a controversial prosecution began against Collaery and Witness K, a former intelligence officer, for their role in shining a light on the bugging of Timor-Leste government buildings.

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