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Sightline with Tim Marshall: ISIS grows its 'virtual caliphate'

Why would ISIS attack Sri Lanka? Because it can. Tim Marshall explains.

While ISIS has largely been pushed out of Iraq and Syria, its claims to the attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday show that the organisation is still a threat. And not just a regional one.

With recruits from around the world under the group's "virtual caliphate", ISIS is a global menace, as Tim Marshall explains from The National's London bureau.

Watch the video above.

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