Clive Hamilton AM is an Australian author and public intellectual.
His books include Growth Fetish, Silencing Dissent
(with Sarah Maddison) and What Do We Want: The Story of Protest
in Australia. He was for 14 years the executive director of The
Australia Institute, a think tank he founded. For some years he has
been professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University in
`Anyone keen to understand how China draws other countries into its sphere of influence should start with Silent Invasion. This is an important book for the future of Australia. But tug on the threads of China's influence networks in Australia and its global network of influence operations starts to unravel.' -Professor John Fitzgerald, author of Big White Lie: Chinese Australians in White Australia