In July of 1996, a bomb went off in Atlanta, during Olympic festivities.

olympic bombingOne died with over a hundred injured.


Today, two bombs were detonated at the Boston Marathon with two dead and dozens injured (at this time).



 The use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.
Terrorism is, as the name suggests, an action that seeks to induce terror. Mass gatherings are an ideal space for this agenda as they include dense populations, media and in the case of concerts and festivals, names often known the world.