Commissioned into the Scots Guards, Michael Scott commanded a battalion at the battle of Tumbledown Mountain in the Falklands War, a brigade in Northern Ireland and the Army in Scotland before ending his career as the Military Secretary. He then spent nine years dealing with complaints against barristers. He now writes books, his latest, The Lady of Kabul, was published in December 2019. He is also the author of In Love and War, Scapegoats and Royal Betrayal.
He discusses exile, the horrors of totalitarianism and why Russophobia is not the answer