Australia in 2020 has become a republic with a Prime Minister and an elected President. A crisis looms. The US wants Australia to send troops to the Middle East. The Prime Minister says 'yes', the President 'no'. The Australian Defence Force faces a dilemma: Who to obey?
Ken Harris tells a gripping tale of power, violence, passion and suspense. The story highlights the unintended consequences which may arise in electing a future Australian President.
Ken Harris has worked at senior levels in government and business. He is a former deputy secretary in the Department of Defence. He was the driving force behind the creation of ADI Limited, then Australia's largest defence contractor and arms manufacturer. After 10 years, he stepped down as CEO in 2000.