We must help, but on our terms: Thoughts on how to combat and defeat Isis by Kerre McIvor, New Zealand Herald columnist…

Is It Possible to Defeat Terrorism?: HOW to (as far as possible) combat the scourge of terrorism world-wide

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Thoughts on how to combat and defeat Isis by Kerre McIvor, New Zealand Herald columnist…

… I have no problem in supporting action against Isis.

The issue is what form that action takes. Don’t think the war is going to be won on the ground. Maybe, just maybe, the military coalition of 20-odd countries who have been asked to train the Iraqi forces so they can rout Isis will do such a brilliant job that it will be expunged from the planet and consigned to the history books. But I doubt it.

There needs to be a multi-pronged attack. Cutting off the funding for the terrorist group should be the priority.

Wealthy individuals in Qatar and Saudi Arabia are funnelling huge amounts of money into Isis and they need to be stopped. Sanctions need to be imposed on countries that are tacit supporters of Isis or that have…

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