China poses the single biggest threat to Britain’s position as one of the great super-powers, according to a new analysis of the world’s wealthiest countries.
The annual audit found Britain had maintained its place as the world’s second most powerful nation, behind the US. The rankings – based on a series of factors including economic performance, technological expertise, military might and diplomatic leverage – placed China in third above France, Germany and Japan.
But the Henry Jackson Society warned that China could overtake the UK by next year as a consequence of its economic growth and military investment.
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