Essay The Bombing Of The Oklahoma City Bombing

823 Words Nov 20th, 2015 4 Pages
While groups like these are powerful and threat becomes large, there are people who commit domestic terrorist attacks on their own such as Ted Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber. In the late seventies, Kaczynski first attack was done via a bomb he sent to a professor at the Northwestern University. Then later sent another one to the same school later, but this was not the end of his streak. He went on to have an extensive seventeen year career of terror. In which he eventually took the lives of three people and injured many more. Many years later other domestic terrorists came to light, Timothy McVeigh and his co-conspirator Terry Nichols who was responsible for the Oklahoma City bombing, in which one hundred and sixty eight people were killed and a large amount were injured. Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols like many of the groups and individuals who were mentioned

committed this catastrophic crime because of a dislike or disagreement with the U.S. Today’s threats and have become more lethal and lucrative ever since the attacks on September 11, which note was in fact an act of international terrorism, but never the less there has been an increase of domestic terrorism ever since the appearance of Al Qaeda and the attacks on September 11th 2001. Also since then there has been sixty known terrorist plots against the United States, out of those sixty there has been forty plots planned and executed by homegrown terrorist. The correlation of September 11th…

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