Domestic terrorism is framed by its lack of a foreign nexus. Additionally, there is a long history of domestic terrorism within the United States. Domestic terrorist organizations have arisen within a broader political context. The emergence of hate crimes has obscured the nuances between these two categories.
In 5–6 paragraphs, address the following:
- Why do you think domestic terrorists exist in society? Explain.
- Do you think various triggers drive them to extremism, or are they slowly conditioned throughout their lives? Explain.
- What reasons might domestic terrorists have for planning and executing their acts of violence? Explain.
- In your own words, describe the difference between domestic terrorism and hate crimes.
Post a new topic to the Discussion Board that contains your responses to the above questions. Provide a substantive comment to at least 2 other students’ posts.