Sri Lanka attacks mark the birth of Terrorism 3.0

Until the other day, few Americans could likely find Sri Lanka on a map, nor even dimly remember its British colonial name, Ceylon.

But the Indian Ocean island flashed across news screens over the Easter weekend, with a highly sophisticated and lethal series of bombings across the nation of some 20 million.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 25, 2019, with the headline 'Sri Lanka attacks mark the birth of Terrorism 3.0'. Print Edition | Subscribe