IS, Al-Qaeda Push Violent Extremism to Asia-Pacific Region

Bassem Aly It was a day of grief for Sri Lanka.  On Sunday, 290 people were killed and almost 500 were injured following a series of explosions in hotels and churches in the South Asian island state on Easter.  The shocking events came one month after 50 people were murdered and 50 others were wounded…

Sri Lanka Declares National Emergency

Peoples Dispatch The government claims the National Thowheeth Jamaath is responsible for the attacks on Easter, which killed over 300 people. However, it also admits that such a small group could not have carried out the attacks on its own As Sri Lanka still mourns for those dead and injured in Sunday’s multiple bomb blasts…