GLOBAL relations are "more dangerous and unpredictable" than at any time since the end of the Second World War, one of Britain's top diplomats has warned. "The international situation is more dangerous and unpredictable than at any time since the end of World War Two," he told the gathered audience. "We are seeing the largest war in Europe since the Second World War," he said. A Swedish scientist recently calculated the odds of an apocalyptic nuclear world war as just six to one. Sir Peter described Putin's recent annexation of the Donbas as a "desperate attempt" by the tyrant to present some kind of victory to the Russian people.