Skip to comments.Casey: Shootings leading to a hard look at Army
Posted on 11/08/2009 8:42:18 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
WASHINGTON The Army's chief of staff says the Army is taking a hard look at itself to make certain that something like the Fort Hood rampage doesn't happen again.
The shootings left 13 dead and 29 wounded. The alleged gunman, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan (nih-DAHL' mah-LEEK' hah-SAHN'), was wounded by civilian police.
Gen. George Casey warns against reaching conclusions about motives until investigators have fully explored the attack. Early reports suggest Hasan, a Muslim, was angry about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and worried about his pending deployment to Afghanistan.
Casey says focusing on Hasan's Islamic roots could "heighten the backlash" against all Muslims in the military.
Casey appeared Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."
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Everything but his religion has been blamed.
Yes, since the Army cause such pain for this poor muslim, the Army will be disbanded.
Casey is a total Idiot.
Totally clear about Motive. He is a U.S. born Jihadist....
unless and until these terrorists can be dealt with in an honest and open fashion WITHOUT those doing the investigating being labeled as bigots, racists and discriminatory, nothing will change regardless what changes they make..
Send hasan to Gitmo’ as an enemy combatant.
There needs to be a backlash against the PC attitudes...
Senator Lieberman “gets it.”
Interpretation:"If I have to go to Afghanistan and risk my life to kill terrorists, I may as well stay in America and kill Americans and at least feel good about it".
Will happen again and again.. won’t stop till we take them out or they take us out.. thats how they do it in the rop.
Unfortunately, for the death sentence to be carried out, the president must personally sign the execution order. Little chance of that until the muslim gets thrown out of office.
In spite of facts and truth being ignored or outright buried in DC and throughout the MSM, the vast majority of Americans understand that this perverse psycho was an Islamic terrorist, pure and simple.
Make the Army a gun-free zone.
Generals lining up to fight the last war again. Typical!
The “hard look” is going to result in even more PC, rainbows , lollipops and unicorns flying out of ones ass as it rains glitter and puppies. Tough on Muslims? This Army? Yeah, right!
The “answer” will be more “sensitivity training” and more rules against expression of Christian faith. Count on it.
Welcome to doublespeak where perpetrators are the victims and victims are the malefactors.
I'm all for heightening the backlash.
How many active, professed, militant Nazi’s were members of the US Armed Forces during WWII?
The fault is with the DHS, the FBI and local authorities for not looking inside EVERY MOSQUE for “Islamic extremism”!
If “Islamic extremism” is being taught in a Mosque then the should be leveled and any foreign Imams EXPORTED!! NEXT!!
How about a hard look at domestic muslims?
I haven’t heard that excellent compairson until lately.
It’s said that it’s taken this long.
“Gen. George Casey warns against reaching conclusions about motives until investigators have fully explored the attack. Early reports suggest Hasan, a Muslim, was angry about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and worried about his pending deployment to Afghanistan.”
The whitewashing of this TROPPOS’s history of association with violent Jihadists has begun.
May God Damn you Gen Casey, if you steer this into a watered doen pc response to this mass murdering TROPPOS!
I hope the victims sue the army’s and Casey’s ass.
If they knew what this guy was about it would be the height of irresponsibility to allow him to serve.
Our “side” doesn’t use the courts enough to defend our interests,
He absolutely is!!!! Why is it that an Islamicized American kid from Marin county California took up the Jihad cause and was branded and prosecuted as a terrorist but somehow this Palestinian anti-American who METHODICALLY PLANNED the massacre of our military is not? Why is that so hard to comprehend? I am so angry that our soldiers and their families are not going to have justice here.
Can ANYONE in authority worry about the “frontlash”?
Sue where the buck stops!
Need I say?
Not a joke, it will come to that, just like issued condoms for all front line soldiers....
If you’ve ever been on a domestic military base, and I’ve been on plenty doing work for the military, you’ll know they already are gun-free except for MP’s. The weapons on these bases are locked up behind several THICK metal doors and even IF you could get to them, there is no ammo stocked there. It’s held in a separate area.
Hasan, the sole suspect in the massacre of 13 fellow US soldiers in Texas, attended the controversial Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Great Falls, Virginia, in 2001 at the same time as two of the September 11 terrorists, The Sunday Telegraph has learnt.
See link at #31.
See link at #31.
Since the focus here is “backlash against muslims in the military”, the fix will be double political correctness. The cultural effeminacy expressed by this administration will be enforced across the armed services. Even though moslems comprise about.0017% of the personnel, their willingness to commit sudden deadly violence gives them a lot of clout. In the way that one man with a pistol can control a thousand without one, a relative few fanatics can force a weak, sympathetic government to conform to their will.
Have you all seen this video?
thank you! I’m just started adding new links to the archives. Didn’t see this one.
This is bs. The nutjob is a Muslim terrorist. He knew what he was doing and we know what he was doing and our government knows what he was doing.
Wish it was so. Texas has no jurisdiction on a military post. Ft. Hood is like another state.
If all reports are true, it seems to me, (esp the latest report from the UK)....how could hasan have been ignored for so long?
YA think? Maybe it is DESERVED . They all need to be given honorable discharges NOW
Might interest you to know that Judge Andrew Napolitano, agrees with me. Something called: Status of forces agreements!!!
The cops didn’t go rogue. They were Department of Defense Law Enforcement Officers working ON THE POST. They were not Texas LEOs, although Texas might (and I don’t know this for sure) have granted them peace officer status within the state. FEDERAL COPS, not Texas cops
Tom Kenniff, attorney, Army JAG officer and Iraq war veteran who served in Tikrit, was online Friday, Nov. 6, at Noon ET to discuss what happened at Ft. Hood, crimes committed in the military, possible motives and what circumstances can lead to such occurrences.
Thomas Keniff: "I believe the Judge Advocate General's Office on Ft. Hood will have exclusive jurisdiction over this case, at least for purposes of charging him with multiple counts of murder, attempted murder, etc. This can be, and most certainly be a death penalty case. Its possible he could also be charged by the Feds with committing an act of terrorism, but my guess is the Army will get first crack at him."
What will be the stupid Obama knee-jerk at Ft. Hood be? Metal detectors at the entrance to the Soldiers Readiness Processing Center?
Bury the guy in Bacon Fat....no one should be eating much of it so we have a surplus.,..
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