‘This threat will last a lifetime’: MI6 chief to recruit 1,000 new spies as he warns ISIS-style terrorism will not disappear

MI6 is to recruit 1,000 new spies following a stark warning from its chief that the threat from Islamic State-style terrorism will last a ‘professional lifetime’.

Alex Younger – known as ‘C’ – said IS-style terrorism posed a ‘persistent threat’, driven by the internet revolution and the breaking down of international barriers.

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  • Raymond Cameron

    How many of these new spies will be muslim?

    • Exile1981

      and double agents for islam.

  • A Hamilton Guy

    When they identify a terrorist, Eliminate the threat, let the corpse be found in a pig pen.

  • Bataviawillem

    It will not live for a lifetime it will be a eternity, meaning western society will be gone, never to return.

  • pdxnag

    They will all be “less-than-fully-pious” Muslims, as we all know that this is the proper path toward ending the Islamic menace. (No Kafir or apostates are allowed any more.)