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1) Hundreds killed and hundreds more wounded in Easter blasts at #SriLanka churches. While no group has yet claimed responsibility, targeting Christians is a staple of #ISIS attack directives (not to mention past attacks in places like Egypt).
2) To that point, #ISIS supporters are already celebrating the attacks as revenge for the military campaign against the group: “Just like the massacre of mosques, it is an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” ent.siteintelgroup.com/Chatter/is-sup…
3) While #SriLanka has indeed been mentioned within #ISIS chatter—along with members from Sri Lanka touted as being within the group’s ranks—the country has never been a prominent staple of incitements and recruitment to the like of other nations.
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1) Ok, friends. So I watched the entire #ChristchurchAttack shooter vid several times. I needed to understand what happened. I have not been able to see such a video before, and this was enlightening, please follow along.
2) First, I am not going to share a link or offer to, this is prime banning material, so if you are interested it's out there.
3) The first thing he says in the vid about 15s in is "alright, lets get this party started."

Hhe mounts the camera on his forehead, scans the car.

All the guns are covered with white lettering.

You hear the car beeping, then he says "remember lads, subscribe to PewDiePie."
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1. To understand the global threat of right-wing extremism, there are several areas you need to be aware of. I’ve studied right-wing Christian networks like those associated with the World Congress of Families. When it comes to explicit white nationalism, internet culture is key.
2. While I discussed this yesterday on @RickSmithShow, I don’t claim expert level knowledge in this area, and I want to point you to some articles by experts that provide more details. First, this by @cecianasta:

kotaku.com/valve-removes-…
3. And this by @IwriteOK, which helps explains some of the inside jokes and pitfalls for journalists in the manifesto by the New Zealand shooter that are associated with the alt-right, gaming, and “edgelords.”

bellingcat.com/news/rest-of-w…

#ChristchurchAttack #SaturdayMorning
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