🎧 Paddy Ashdown on Game of Spies
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After service as a Royal Marine and as an intelligence officer for the UK security services, Paddy Ashdown was a Member of Parliament for Yeovil from 1983 to 2001, and leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 until 1999. Later he was the international High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2002 to 2006. He was made a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George in 2006. His new book, Game of Spies: The Secret Agent, the Traitor and the Nazi, Bordeaux 1942-1944 is out now.
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