Oklahoma City bombing/Related Articles
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- Terrorism : An act, with targets including civilians or civilian infrastructure, intended to create an atmosphere of fear in order to obtain a political objective.
- Oklahoma : The 46th state admitted to the United States of America.
- Improvised explosive device : A destructive device, not completely made from purpose-built military components, that is intended to cause destruction by means of an explosive charge and perhaps other components that increase damage
- Incident Command System : An increasingly worldwide set of procedures and doctrines for operational response to emergencies requiring response from different organizations, ranging from multiple units of the same local fire department or police force, to major disasters covering large regions and requiring national or international resources
- Mass casualty incident : A medical emergency where the number and severity of victims is expected to overwhelm available resources, requiring a decision to defer treatment and provide comfort care only to those who have no realistic chance of survival
- Timothy McVeigh : U.S. citizen who placed the bomb for the Oklahoma City bombing; was subsequently convicted in Federal court and executed
- Terry Nichols : Assisted Timothy McVeigh in building, but not placing, the Oklahoma City bombing explosives; serving a life sentence
- Stafford Act : Principal legal authority for U.S. Federal assistance in domestic disasters
- Federal Bureau of Investigation : The principal U.S. Federal police agency, part of the U.S. Department of Justice and the United States intelligence community, who has arrest authority, and is the primary authority for a variety of domestic crimes, civilian counterespionage within the United States, and organized crime
- Branch Davidians : Religious sect led by David Koresh in Waco, Texas; raided in 1993 by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms : Add brief definition or description