Former Secretary of State for Defence Dr Liam Fox Conservative MP for North Somerset speech in the Public Forum ‘the Crisis in Iraq: Unexpected Alliances, Western Intervention and the Question of Kurdistan’.
"In the west, the understanding of the mindset of Jihadists is limited. There is a Western liberal democratic thought: a belief that if only you can get everyone round a table for long enough, over a big enough cup of coffee, eventually they all begin to see reason. It is not like that. There are people in this world who are irreconcilable to the values of the international community.