With respect to ISIS, we all know how that is playing out.
"A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury." Attributed to Alexander Tytler
As I said, that is not what is foremost in my mind. I think it is more important to get a general system of international security in place that robustly that protects populations and thus legitimated guaranties international security. If we do not do that, we will slide into a multipolar structure with the deadly wars small and great that such a game structure invariably holds in store.