'If you respond to war, on military terms, it is game over - somebody will win and the party that loses will be humiliated'

Indra Adnan is a psychotherapist, consultant and founder of Soft Power Network.

The daughter of an Indonesian Muslim father and a Dutch Catholic mother, Indra is now a Buddhist living in North London with her partner and teenage son.

For over twenty years, Indra has been writing, consulting, network-building and event-organising in the international arena of soft power, conflict transformation and integral leadership.

Her clients have included the World Economic Forum, the British Council, the Scottish Executive and the Institute of Contemporary Arts. She writes regularly for The Guardian and The Huffington Post.