Understanding Terrorism – Week 4 Assignment

Case Study Two – Oklahoma City, 1995

Begin by reading the article on the trial of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols.

For this Case Study, address the following:

·  Using the article and Martin, Chapter 7, what was the ideology espoused by McVeigh and Nichols?

·  What are some of the primary reasons that McVeigh adopted this ideology?

·  Briefly explain the core of McVeigh’s defense. What are the weakest points of the FBI’s investigation?

Your submission will not exceed 3 pages, excluding the Title Page and Reference Page. You will use APA Standard Format (1″ Margins, Times New Roman, 12-point Font, and Double Spacing. No extra space between paragraphs). Other than the Martin textbook, no outside references are required; however, you are free to include sources if you choose to do so.