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The Threat of Foreign and Domestic Terrorism1The Threat of Foreign and Domestic TerrorismMichael Toth Jr.Trident University International
The Threat of Foreign and Domestic Terrorism2The Threat of Foreign and Domestic TerrorismThe Oklahoma City Bombing: An OverviewThe Oklahoma City Bombing was a terrorist attack that took place in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995.The attack was performed by Timothy Mcveigh, and his target was the federal building in downtown Oklahoma City.168 people were killed in the bombing, and more than 500 individuals were injured.The bombing was considered the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil up until the terrorist attacks of 9/11.“Although at first suspicion wrongly focused on Middle Eastern terrorist groups, attention quickly centered on Timothy McVeigh—who had been arrested shortly after the explosion for a traffic violation—and his friend Terry Nichols” (Jenkins 1).The original focus of the investigation was on terrorist groups like al-qaeda, however that quickly changed once evidence proving otherwise was brought to the attention of local and national law enforcement.Timothy Mcveigh: A Domestic TerroristTimothy Mcveigh was born on April 23, 1968 in Pendleton, NY.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation, Waco Siege, Oklahoma City bombing, Timothy McVeigh
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