Matthew speaking out about the campaign against IS

Matthew took part in a Sky News debate on what should happen next in the battle against the self proclaimed Islamic State.

Drawing on his military service and long experience in the middle east Matthew set out difficulties of the current military campaign. Drawing on his own experiences he commented on the impact that using Shia militia in Sunni areas like Tikrit would have. He also described the regional context and Sunni fears of Iranian influence in Iraq.