Skip to comments.Fort Hood shooting: Nidal Malik Hasan 'was not a terrorist' Palestinian cousin says
Posted on 11/06/2009 3:31:30 PM PST by propertius
Maj Nidal Malik Hasan, who killed 13 people at a Texas military base, had become increasingly devoted to Islam following the death of his parents but was no terrorist, his cousins in the West Bank said on Friday. Speaking from their home in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Hasan's relatives painted a picture of a man cornered into an act of "lunacy" by the repeated discrimination of his peers and an attempt by the army to force him to serve in Afghanistan.
"They discriminated against him because he was a Muslim," Mohammed Mohammed, one of Hasan's cousins, told the Daily Telegraph. "We're not trying to make excuses for him but what we were told was that he was under a lot of pressure.
According to his cousins, Hasan was badly scarred by the deaths of his parents in 1998 and 2001. Along with his two brothers, he became increasingly devout, they said.
"They became very religious after their mother died," Mohammed Hasan said. "They were very observant. They prayed a lot."
Yet the two cousins insisted that the major's religion was not tinged with political fanaticism, although they said he had become increasingly withdrawn and uncommunicative in recent years.
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DEAR STUPID COUSIN: YES HE FREAKING WAS!!!!!!!!! Plus, he was a cold blooded murdering thug from the gutter so called religion of Izzzzzzzllluuuuuummmmmm!
Yes, and Obama’s not a Muslim.
The teachable moment here is:
An American Woman Took down one of your tiny zib brethern!
An American Woman Stopped Jihad Nidal!
An American Woman Doesnt take shit off any two bit, mealy mouthed, American hating muslim.
A Woman, An American Woman, bested your guy.
dear cousin,,,,,,,,,,,,TALK TO THE HAND..........
We’re speaking of him in the past tense again?
Is he dead or still alive.
Oh, Doctor, what’s the prognosis here, hmmmm?
Momma said; “Terrorist is as Terrorist does”. That’s what Momma said. Care for a chocolate?
“was no terrorist, his cousins in the West Bank said on Friday.”
So what is a terrorist (by West Bank standards)?
No, he is just an ordinary Muslim who committed a terrorist act. Just like Clinton was not a liar, he was an honest guy who lied. After all, only after you commit the action multiple times that you can be called those names. /s
An interesting aside from a friend who works for a federal institution, “Well, when I left work, no order had come down to lower the flag, even though the news reported an order would be issued. “
Have they ordered one yet??
I am both surprised and disgusted by the massive media campaign to try to make this guy as a poor misguided nice guy.
Does anyone, at least anyone not totally mind altered by liberalism think that if this guy had done this at an abortion clinic, would not he be vilified in the most extraordinary terms. And it would keep going for years.
I work at a federal facility. All outdoor flags were at half staff today.
PRESSURE??? PRESSURE???? What the HELL did he EXPECT?? He is an ISLAMIST TERRORIST!
I have been properly trained by Napolitano.
I know now that Malik Abu Nidal was a man-caused disaster maker.
The problem is he is a member of the religion of pieces.
It won’t be very long before either or probably both the FBI and Homeland Security Department announce that the attack was not terrorists related.
Saying it so doesn’t make it so.
OK, glad we got that cleared up. Cousin says no terrorism here, must be the truth. Move along, folks, story over. (sarc off)
Just in case...I’d put a watch on everyone drinking from that same well.
I kid you not.
Sounds like the FBI might want to keep a closer watch on his brothers than they did on him.
If this berserker run amok was NOT a terrorist, then something is seriously wrong with the definition.
This fury, which was called “berserkergang” in the original Old Norse, occurred not only in the heat of battle, but also during laborious work. Men who were thus seized performed things which otherwise seemed impossible for human power. This condition is said to have begun with shivering, chattering of the teeth, and chill in the body, and then the face swelled and changed its colour. With this was connected a great hot-headedness, which at last gave over into a great rage, under which they howled as wild animals, bit the edge of their shields, and cut down everything they met without discriminating between friend or foe. When this condition ceased, a great dulling of the mind and feebleness followed, which could last for one or several days.
Which pretty well describes the state of mind of these “Instant Jihad” maniacs. A transformation not unlike that of the “Incredible Hulk”.
The guy according to reports was confrontational, antagonistic to colleagues, tried to proselytize and said some pretty disturbing things. He was obviously unfit for duty and something should have been done about it.
Would they feel the same if some Muslim entered NPR headquarters and shot the place up? Lots of Jews work at NPR...
I cringe when I see her picture on the Internet. She is now the enemy of Islam and her life is in danger. Salmon Rushdie would argue that posting her picture is not a really great idea. Unless, you want her dead...
If he was so religious, why was he an alky? Muslims are not ALLOWED to drink!
Manly Malik was punked by a an Infidel GIRL!
Kim Munley = American hero
Nidal Malik Hasan = Muslim coward
God Bless America!
He was a MAN-MADE disaster.
Come on people, get with the program here!! Sarc.
Don’t know why people don’t want to call a terrorist a terrorist unless they belong to a terrorist network. Freelance terrorism is just as terror causing, and much harder to predict and plan against...and probably, at least in our country, happens more often.
Terrorist should be defined as a person who uses acts of violence to terrorize others, perhaps to prevent them from action, perhaps for a cause, perhaps cause they had a bad hair day and hate the world. Terrorism is the use of violence to terrorize and let the world know you’re not powerless.
Freelance or part of a formal group, it’s still what it is.
What a fine tradition of murdering Americans they have built.
1968 Robert F. Kennedy
1973 U.S. Ambassador to Morrocco (and attache)
1986 Leon Klinghoffer (69 yr old confined to wheelchair)
His actions define him, chump.
Committing an act of terrorism makes the one committing the acts a terrorist.
Of course not. He was a Shaheed.
Sounds like me when I can't find a tool in the garage. Must be my Swedish and Finnish heritage. ;-)
I know some will be skeptical but this description sounds like demon-possession. I believe that many of the jihadists are demon-possessed and all jihadists are influenced by demonic teachings.
How’s that hate crime legislation feeling right about now.
LOL Sandrat, excellent!!
Napolitano was busy monitoring the national security risks who marched on D.C. yesterday. Never do know what those subversives will be doing next!!
It may not be Al-Qaeda related but it certainly is Islam related and America had better expect more of these ‘non-terrost’ killings from American muslims.
Obviously the spin talking points have been issued to the MSN by Axelrod from the heady precincts of the White House.
We need to change the language. I laugh about all the descriptions of this incident.
Words are used like shootings , killings , ( couched in terms as if the victims could shoot back.)
This happened at a med facility where there was a long cue for flu shots and other medical processing.The perpetrator calmly got to his feet , reached into his jacket, drew his 5.7 mm FN pistol and calmly started walking down the rows of people , pointing his weapon and shooting them calmly, point blank, in cold blood.
This was not shootings This was not killings. This was genocidal execution. These human beings were dispatched as if they were animals.One woman was 6 months pregnant.
TIME TO TELL THE TRUTH. GENOCIDAL EXECUTION is what this was.
The same sort that happened in Kenya , courtesy of Obamas tinkering there, in 2007.
THIS WAS AN ACT OF RELIGIOUS GENOCIDE.
THIS WAS A WAR CRIME.
get the coward in the hands of the State of Texas. Texas does a pretty good of dispatching trash.
“They explained that Hasan was under a lot of stress, and felt isolated at Ft. Hood....”
Then he should’ve shot muslims to relieve his stressful situation. I wonder what the MSM would’ve said if a honky would’ve used muslims for target practice. Now if that honky would’ve been a Christian, then all hell would’ve broken loose and Fort Hood would’ve been renamed ‘Fort Jihadi Martyrs”.
Well if a guy named Mohammed Mohammed says he’s ok, who am I to argue.
And I'm the queen of England.
And Ted Bundy was such a nice young man.
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