This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Explores whether sufficient data exists to examine the temporal and spatial relationships that existed in terrorist group planning, and if so, could patterns of preparatory conduct be identified? About one-half of the terrorists resided, planned, and prepared for terrorism relatively close to their eventual target. The terrorist groups existed for 1, 205 days from the first planning meeting to the date of the actual/planned terrorist incident. The planning process for specific acts began 2-3 months prior to the terrorist incident. This study examined selected terrorist groups/incidents in the U.S. from 1980-2002. It provides for the potential to identify patterns of conduct that might lead to intervention prior to the commission of the actual terrorist incidents. Illustrations.McVeigh wore his favorite T-shirt featuring Abraham Lincoln and the phrase athus ever to tyrants, a a phrase shouted by John ... When McVeigh stopped at a red light very close to the Murrah building, he lit a shorter fuse, the one he had measured at about two minutes. ... He was sen of Oklahoma ac Terry Nichols was brought in for questioning two days after the blast and arrested ls ges brought by the stateanbsp;...
|Title||:||Pre-Incident Indicators of Terrorist Incidents|
|Author||:||Brent L. Smith|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-01|