"Unearthing this largely hidden history is a contribution of the highest significance, and could hardly be more timely."Noam Chomsky
In this groundbreaking book, Mark Curtis reveals the covert history of British collusion with radical Islamic and terrorist groups. "Secret Affairs" shows how governments since the 1940s have used militant forces to control oil resources and overthrow governments. The story of how Britain has helped nurture the rise of global terrorism has never before been told.
Mark Curtis is an author, journalist, and consultant. His previous books include "Web of Deceit" and "Unpeople.
About the Author
Mark Curtis is an author, journalist and consultant: his previous books include Web of Deceit and Unpeople. He is a former Research Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and was until recently Director of the World Development Movement. He has worked in the field of international development for 14 years, including as Head of Global Advocacy and Policy at Christian Aid and Head of Policy at ActionAid.