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We must resist the perverse logic of religious terrorism

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Of course, the attacks in Sri Lanka were targeted against Christians. How else would you describe the assassins blowing themselves up on the highest Christian holiday in the middle of three fully occupied churches, as well as in luxury hotels, which are primarily visited by tourists from the Christian-influenced Western world?

Many other things, however, are still questionable at this point. Whether, for example, it really is a work of the "Islamic State" (IS), as the terror group claims three days after the crime; IS has claimed credit much sooner on previous occasions, even if later it turned out that there had been no connection at all. Or whether the mass murder on Easter Sunday was indeed a targeted retaliation for the attack on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, as the government of Sri Lanka now believes.

Doubts about........

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