Austin Bombings and Terrorism
For less than three weeks, the city of Austin, Texas was rocked by random bombings conducted by Mark Conditt, a young white male. Many news outlets and law enforcement groups have been hesitant to call the crimes terrorism.
Today, we consider what terrorism is defined as and the bias we have when discussing terrorism.
- Emily Davidson, teaches media and terrorism, The Ohio State University
- Romin Iqbal, legal director, Council on American Islamic Relations
- Kevin E. Grisham, assistant director of research, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino