Originally Posted by peacepipe
Terrorists are motivated by religion and/or politics
generally, yes. and this guy is motivated by politics.
but terrorism is a tactic, not a motivation. coercion by violence toward an established social end with the intent of disrupting a certain systemic behavior.
of course, if he's hiding out in a forest and taking hostages, he's also proven himself to be full of more than a little **** when he's forced to confront his own mortality.