People run to safety after a van is found to contain a suspected explosive device, near St Anthony’s Church in Colombo on April 22. The previous day, nearly 300 people were killed and over 500 injured in a series of blasts in the city during Easter Sunday service. Photo: EPA-EFE

In the line of fire: how terrorism links the world in the internet age

  • The need for extreme vigilance in the face of internet-enabled terrorism, which sees the entire globe as its battlefield, cannot be understated
Topic |   Terrorism

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People run to safety after a van is found to contain a suspected explosive device, near St Anthony’s Church in Colombo on April 22. The previous day, nearly 300 people were killed and over 500 injured in a series of blasts in the city during Easter Sunday service. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Kumari Fernando, who lost her husband, Dulip Fernando, and two children, Dulakghi and Vimukthi, during the bombing at St Sebastian's Church. Photo: Reuters
Zachary Abuza
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Zachary Abuza

Sri Lanka attacks: why the wealthy and successful become suicide bombers

  • The world was shocked to hear that two of the nine suicide bombers that hit Sri Lanka were children of a millionaire spice merchant who grew up in luxury
  • But society should understand it is because they have much to lose that these terrorists are able to influence their constituency and inspire others

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Kumari Fernando, who lost her husband, Dulip Fernando, and two children, Dulakghi and Vimukthi, during the bombing at St Sebastian's Church. Photo: Reuters
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