Claims News Service, Apr. 19, 11:20 a.m. EDT — Eleven years ago today, terrorism was largely considered a homegrown issue that involved local militias and rebels using guerrilla tactics. That’s because today, April 19, 2006, is the anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City by Timothy McVeigh, a veteran of the first Gulf War and anti-government extremist who loaded a truck full of explosives and destroyed a third of the seven-story building, killing 166 people.

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