Terrorism Time Line. Munich Olympics.
Dec. 1988- Bombing of Pan Am over Scotland
-258 passengers dead 11 on ground – Libya sponsor
August 1989- Bombing of French passengers over Chad- 171 deaths –Islamic organization- State sponsor= Iran
Five members of this group with a root of Japanese Buddhism. During this time, five of these people went on a train and released a bag of Sarin nerve gas.
In result to the gas people began choking and vomiting.
Passengers aboard this train collapsed
and soon 12 people died and 5,500 were
First example of mass destruction on March 20th, 1995
The Aum Shinrikyo thought they were threatened by an Armageddon, so they believed there group could survive.
On June 15th, 1985, Richard Wayne Snell was sentenced to death for planning to bomb a federal building in Oklahoma.
Snell was a member of the:
S- SwordA- Arm of the Lord
The CSA’s belief are based on the Christian Identity movement. Which is religious system in which “blends white supremacy with political and religious conservatism”.
Timothy McVeigh bombed the Murrah Federal building above on April 19th, 1995. 10 years after Richard planned to.
By 2003 more than half of the groups were seen as religious motivated terrorists.
In 1980 the U.S states department listed terrorist groups. Including the religious terrorist groups.
Even before September 11th experts of terrorism have increased there abilities to improve weapons. Concerns have been pointed out to the use of materials; nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons.
The World Gone Wrong: Terrorist Groups have thought that the world had gone wrong for them. Their beliefs are from social, political, cultural, and spiritual issues.
No Other Option: When confronted by the political and cultural crises that turned into movements to show there concern of what’s going wrong.
The struggle of what's’ good and evil, or between God and the Devil.
The U.S Today Facing Terrorism
As the violence sky rockets due to terrorism, government officials become alarmed. The officials have noted the individuals who attempted the ingredients to make nuclear weapons.