Mcveigh and nichols purchased 4000lbs of ammonium

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McVeigh and Nichols purchased 4000lbs of ammonium nitrate fertilizer. He paid for the truck in full instead of leaving a deposit like most individuals do. Given that McVeigh selected the target that he did what message should this send for future law enforcement-force protection operations? I believe the message is to always be vigilant and aware of what can possibly happen. There was not enough protection at that building. He was able to drive up to the building, get out of the truck, and walk away without even being noticed. He was even able to check out the building and around the building without even being suspected as someone who was not supposed to be there. There are individuals and organizations that are lurk in the shadows but also that walk amongst us in everyday life. They are not all vocal about their dislikes and what angers them. They are there and they disagree with our laws, law enforcement agencies, and are anti-government. McVeigh was disturbed and upset with multiple incidents that took place that regarded the government and involved certain law enforcement agencies. This bombing was to send a loud and clear message. According to Heritage.Org, The Clinton Administration unveiled legislation on February 10 to bolster U.S. deterrence of terrorism and punish those who aid and abet terrorist activity. The Omnibus Counterterrorism Act of 1995 would outlaw fundraising in the United States in support of terrorist activities overseas, expedite the deportation of alien terrorists, and make international terrorism committed in the U.S. a federal crime. This is a long-
Murrah Federal Building Bombing Case Study 4 overdue step in the right direction. This act aimed to expand the gathering and sharing of intelligence on terrorist groups. President Bill Clinton suggested the establishment and implementation of a domestic counterterrorism center led by the FBI. This center was used to collect, analyze, and disseminate timely information concerning domestic terrorist groups and the activities and immigration status of foreigners who have engaged in or supported terrorism. How did the terrorist cell obtain the major components of the improvised explosive devices? McVeigh and Nichols purchased or stole the materials they needed to build and assemble their explosive devices, which they stored in rented sheds. They both purchased 4000lbs of ammonium nitrate fertilizer. The detonators, explosives, blasting caps, and sausage-shaped explosives were all stolen from multiple locations. All other items were tracked down but using the handy phone book and calling different businesses and inquiring about different items needed. From question number three what messages(s) should the authorities have learned?

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