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David Kilcullen on ISIS as the new totalitarian state dividing the world

How bracing it is to read an account by an Australian soldier and military intelligence man about the worst thing in the world, ISIS or Islamic State (as Tony Abbott prefers not to call them, but which fits David Kilcullen's disturbing thesis). David Kilcullen cites Nietzsche on the abyss that looks back and on fighting monsters and becoming one.