Russia could wipe out Britain on the battlefield ‘in an afternoon

UK military capacity has been “hollowed out” to such an an extent, that it could lose its entire fighting force in a single engagement, should a “threat from the East” emerge, claims a new paper from the authoritative Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (CHACR). The document was published following a two day gathering of Britain’s leading military experts and officials.

Although the paper admits the country “might not be facing an immediate risk of a direct attack by a foreign state,” it states there are “plausible scenarios” in which the UK could get dragged into a war – say with Russia – while supporting a NATO ally, for example, as cited by the Sunday Times, which exclusively trailed the document. READ MORE