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Both Anders Behring Breivik Norway terrorist, and James E. Holmes similar Terrorist tactics.

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posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 01:11 AM
Breivik started his terrorist attack by bombing a government building in Oslo, he then went on to kill 70 people at a camp. The bombing killed 8 and I think it distracted the authorities from the real objective. Breivik has admitted to this terrorist act.

Holmes booby trapped his apartment, allegedly setting his stereo equipment up to timers to draw attention to his apartment. I think this was a copy cat terrorist attack. I think he wanted the police to respond to his apartment before the shooting rampage to draw the fire of the police away from the theater. He also reportedly admitting the booby traps at his apartment, so I wonder if he will admit that he shot all these people.

Sorry for another thread on this topic but these two terrorist attacks seem similar to me and I haven't seen any threads linking or relating the two attacks.
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posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 01:16 AM
reply to post by LDragonFire

I don't believe these two guys are similar in any way although both are killers.

posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 01:25 AM
reply to post by LDragonFire

Distraction is kind of a common sense tactic if you're looking to cause maximum damage. But it's possible he was inspired by him.

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posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 01:29 AM
It always strikes me that these supposed "nuts"

Show an extreme amount of foresight, planing, rationality in their planning, going as far as making several contingencies.

It makes me wonder if more is going on than a simple nut job snapping.

But I guess we tend to see the same degree of foresight and planning with serial killers.

I guess as a "sane" person its hard for me to wrap my head around it, easier to think in terms of conspiracy at times than just Random fricken nut job...

posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 01:34 AM
The more I hear about this I think of the movie Rampage and the Norway attack.

Seems awfully efficient not having military training.

link to movie

One successfully used a terrorist bombing before starting his killing spree, the other attempted a terrorist bombing of his apartment.

posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 01:39 AM
reply to post by benrl

My gut instinct tells me the Colorado killer had help from some one within the military or thereabouts. Bobbytrapping his apartment keeps ringing a red bell in my mind, I don't think this med student could had done that on his own without experience of explosives.

posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 02:00 AM
reply to post by bluemirage5

I don't know about that though...

as a recent quote from a comedy illustrates this point...
about making a bomb in america...

You can do that?
Yeah. Camel jockey's do it in caves. I got a #ing dope ass garage workshop in America.

I know its just a comedy but its kinda of true, you have people in the middle east fighting gorilla warfare with IED's made in the worse condition...

This is America, Radio shack alone would be a treasure trove to those motivated to do harm...
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posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 02:27 AM
I know it's human nature to find meaning where there is none and patterns to make sense of things. However, nothing he did was at all difficult. It just took a streak of evil and outright homicidal mania that fortunately, almost no one has in them.

Go download something like the Jolly Roger's Cookbook or Army field manuals on things like he made though. It's all on the net. If a guy with a Master's degree couldn't recreate such basic things from a book, he had no business holding a Master's, and that's a simple fact.

The ammo, weapons and armor, as we've been hearing, are local or internet ordered.

So what did he do that was odd or above normal ability? In this nation anyway, nothing. I'd say he and the Norway shooter used similar tactics because it works. A human predator gone wild in a group of unarmed victims works exceptionally well...he's just the latest to prove it. It's also entirely possible he looked over the Norway shooting for ideas. He was smart, after all. Hopefully this is a real rare occurrence into the future. Animals with human intelligence are a scary sight to see.
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posted on Jul, 22 2012 @ 02:50 PM
reply to post by Wrabbit2000

I disagree, have you ever used a gun to hunt or to kill anything? It is not as easy as you might think.

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