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What type of terrorist is von Brunn?

Based on your reading assignment, in your main discussion post, and a review of the Seattle Times report on James von Brunn (attached), who walked into the U.S. Holocaust Museum and opened fire. What type of terrorist is von Brunn?
Identify the decision that von Brunn may have made to engage in a terrorist act that required some degree of cognitive restructuring. The extensive planning needed and the horrifying nature of terrorism that required that one find a way of setting aside one’s typical standards of behavior and justifying the violence that results. Use your critical analysis to provide an insightful answer. You may have to further research this incident with other scholarly sources so be prepared to do so.