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Radical Christian Group ‘Sons Of Jesus’ Claims Egypt Mosque Attack, Experts Skeptical

Bill Roggio
13th December 2017 - Quoted by Jonah Bennett - The Daily Caller

A radical Christian terror group calling itself the Sons of Jesus has claimed responsibility for the Egyptian mosque bombing in late November, but the claim has inspired skepticism among terror analysts, who believe the attribution — and the group itself — may be a rare example of an ISIS false flag.


Bill Roggio, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said he suspects no such group as the Sons of Jesus actually exists and noted that the attack has all the hallmarks of ISIS.


“My suspicion is there is no such group, but I can’t tell you that for certain,” Roggio told TheDCNF. “I know the Islamic State has threatened that mosque in the past. They’ve conducted attacks like that. There has been no claim of responsibility, which is unusual. Usually they have no qualms about claiming such attacks.”


“It could be an Islamic State false flag operation to incite violence against Christians,” Roggio said. “It would be pretty unprecedented.”


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egypt, isis