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The Threat of Foreign and Domestic Terrorism 1 The Threat of Foreign and Domestic Terrorism Michael Toth Jr . Trident University International
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The Threat of Foreign and Domestic Terrorism 2 The Threat of Foreign and Domestic Terrorism The Oklahoma City Bombing: An Overview The 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 Terrorist Timothy Mcveigh was born on April 23, 1968 in Pendleton, NY .
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