Inside the UK’s top-secret spy base preparing for war


Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

The UK is living in "truly dangerous times" with the chance of "large-scale conflict" likelier than at any point in recent history, defence officials have warned. Russia's war in Ukraine, Iran-linked violence in the Middle East and the potential for China to invade Taiwan are among the challenges that could spark a sudden escalation. At the same time, new weapons developed by rival states are growing in lethality. China has a "world-leading" arsenal of hypersonic missiles that can travel at least five times faster than the speed of sound, making them very difficult to destroy once launched, officials said. They...