He argued in the Sunday interview that people across the globe are “living at a moment in time where the world is a very uncertain and anxious place”, adding that he thinks “the real risk we have, with quite a lot of regional conflicts that are going on at the moment, is you could see escalation lead to miscalculation and that is a thing I think we have to guard against”.

Carter recalled that escalation was in place before both world wars last century and that it resulted in a “miscalculation which ultimately led to war at a scale we would hopefully never see again”.



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