BRITAIN is facing wars in Russia, China, Iran and North Korea in five years but there are still no plans to grow the Army, Grant Shapps said today. The world is now in a “pre-war” phase, ahead of a possible World War Three, the Defence Secretary warned. On top of almost two years of brutal warfare a leaked military report yesterday showed the despot's step-by-step plane to bring the West to the brink of World War Three. The dictator's danger is found not just in his bloodthirsty attempts to absorb Ukraine into Russia - but in his relationships. Just weeks ago Putin unleashed North Korean rockets in Ukraine, killing hundreds in an unprecedented development.