Is The Internal Political Instability In Sri Lanka Hampering Counter-Terror Measures?
  • WebDesk BTVI
  • Apr 24 2019

Sri Lanka Deputy Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene has said that one of the terrorists involved in the suicide bombings had studied in UK and Australia before settling in Sri Lanka. He also revealed that all 9 attackers were from middle and upper middle class, well-educated and financially independent families. Does the attack suggest a new wave of radicalisation of the educated and affluent youth? Is the internal political instability in Sri Lanka hampering counter-terror measures?