Seems John is done pussy footing around
Left unchecked Isis would “rain carnage on the world”, Prime Minister John Key says, but he has yet to make a decision on whether New Zealand troops will join a coalition fight against the extremist group.
Speaking to Radio New Zealand this morning, Mr Key said he was still weighing up the risks and benefits of New Zealand adopting a military response against Isis, vowing to “carefully trod our way through this”.
However, he was of the belief that Isis were “very bad people” and a military response was morally justified.
“They’re very bad people and left unchecked they will rain carnage on the world, that’s my view of these people,” he told the broadcaster.
This is a critical moment in Key’s leadership. Â If we have a domestic incident after he commits New Zealand to fighting ISIS in the Middle East, it will be interesting to see how the public will react when the bleeding and deaths are on our own doorstep. Â Read more »