Why Sri Lanka Was Probably Not Retaliation for Christchurch
Even if the retribution argument were consistent with prior ISIS doctrine, which it is not, the timing is off.
Were the Sri Lanka bombings—now confirmed to be the work of ISIS—retaliation for Christchurch? My piece in
: The #SriLanka bombings were among the more spectacular in the history of terrorism, and they almost certainly took more planning than would have been possible in the five weeks since the Christchurch attacks on Muslims.
Were Sri Lanka Bombings Retaliation for Christchurch? Important piece in
by Graeme Wood
on why it probably wasn’t..
And here it is