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Warning signs missed in Fort Hood killings (Fort Hood probe report .. "NSS" Alert!)
Yahoo ^ | 2/3/11 | JoAnne Allen and Thomas Ferraro - Reuters

Posted on 02/03/2011 1:16:44 PM PST by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal authorities ignored warnings that could have prevented a 2009 massacre at an Army base, two U.S. senators said in a report on Thursday that outlined intelligence failures similar to those in the September 11, 2001, attacks.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan -- an Army psychiatrist who had been dubbed by two colleagues as "a ticking time bomb" -- was charged with murder in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas that killed 13 and wounded 32.

Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, and Susan Collins, the panel's top Republican, said in the probe that authorities had information indicating that Hasan, a Muslim born in the United States to immigrant parents, was a threat before the November 5, 2009, shootings.

"Although neither DoD (the Department of Defense) nor the FBI had specific information concerning the time, place or nature of the attack, they collectively had sufficient information to have detected Hasan's radicalization to violent Islamist extremism but failed both to understand and to act on it," they wrote.

The Army has received an assessment from experts on Hasan's mental health and is considering whether he should face court martial and potentially the death penalty.

Intelligence agencies learned that Hasan had contacts with an Islamist sympathetic to al Qaeda and relayed the information to law enforcement, but no action was taken, the report noted.

The report identified the Islamist only as "Suspected Terrorist" and several portions of the report were redacted.

U.S. officials have said Hasan had exchanged e-mails with Anwar al-Awlaki, an al Qaeda figure based in Yemen.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Miscellaneous; US: Texas; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; dod; fbi; forthood; hasan; islam; killings; missed; muslims; obama; palin; warningsigns; wot

1 posted on 02/03/2011 1:16:46 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge
Warning signs missed in Fort Hood killings (Fort Hood probe report .. "NSS" Alert!)

NOT MISSED! - IGNORED IN THE NAME OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS!

2 posted on 02/03/2011 1:20:19 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: NormsRevenge

Add to this Bradley Manning’s little temper tantrum and look what we’ve got.


3 posted on 02/03/2011 1:20:38 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (The Rodney King Riots: Courtesy of ABC, CBS, NBC & CNN)
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To: NormsRevenge

Add to this Bradley Manning’s little temper tantrum and look what we’ve got.


4 posted on 02/03/2011 1:20:50 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (The Rodney King Riots: Courtesy of ABC, CBS, NBC & CNN)
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To: NormsRevenge

No surprises here. If you read all the information unearthed here at FR in the immediate wake of the event, you came to the same conclusion.


5 posted on 02/03/2011 1:21:00 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Bingo!


6 posted on 02/03/2011 1:21:18 PM PST by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Clue number one missed:

Religious affiliation: ISLAM

7 posted on 02/03/2011 1:21:18 PM PST by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists". (Die Ritter der Kokosnuss))
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To: NormsRevenge

Such BS.

He’s documented as radical Islamization, that’s a far cry from having a date of planes flying into buildings.


8 posted on 02/03/2011 1:21:44 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Another in a series of politically correct deaths.
Tucson was also an example of “death by PC”.


9 posted on 02/03/2011 1:22:01 PM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my about page. Click my handle.)
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To: NormsRevenge

PC is not only utterly disgusting but it is deadly as well. WAKE UP WORLD!


10 posted on 02/03/2011 1:22:25 PM PST by houeto (Government derives its just powers from the consent of the governed.)
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To: NormsRevenge
This inflames me because it was simply PC that let this happen.

But what inflamed me more was the nerve of Obama saying "let's not come to any conclusions".

The President is going to grant him a pardon...I just know it.

11 posted on 02/03/2011 1:22:40 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: NormsRevenge

Pentagon PC enabled the killing of 13 un armed American soldiers. Thta’s the yin and the yang of the matter.


12 posted on 02/03/2011 1:24:42 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Hassan had been working in the outpatient psychiatric unit at Walter Reed Army hospital ~ the very place the WarshPost did a major investigation ~ at the same time he was there.

Remember that one ~ the top brass got sacked because the Post reporters discovered, among other things, that there was some unpainted bad plaster in an on-base hotel room.

The "posties" presumably interviewed Hassan ~ didn't notice a thing ~ .................

If I were the Speaker of the House I'd be having this investigated from the ground at Walter Reed up to the highest levels!

13 posted on 02/03/2011 1:25:17 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: The Sons of Liberty

They did the same thing with the terrorist attacks of 9-11; the ignored them.


14 posted on 02/03/2011 1:26:23 PM PST by Loud Mime (If you don't believe in God, you will believe in government. Choose your "G")
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To: The Sons of Liberty

They did the same thing with the terrorist attacks of 9-11; they ignored them.


15 posted on 02/03/2011 1:26:43 PM PST by Loud Mime (If you don't believe in God, you will believe in government. Choose your "G")
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To: A_Former_Democrat

That was my first thought as well. Bradley Manning.


16 posted on 02/03/2011 1:28:12 PM PST by BuckyKat (Green is the new red.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Same thing that is going on in Egypt. Ignoring how deadly Muslim Brotherhood is.


17 posted on 02/03/2011 1:29:20 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: NormsRevenge

At least Dr Joe Medicine Crow received his ‘shout out’ from the president.


18 posted on 02/03/2011 1:31:52 PM PST by skeeter
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To: NormsRevenge
In case the nitwits at the Pentagon missed it...
 

How much more obvious was it that they were dealing with a terrorist?

19 posted on 02/03/2011 1:36:08 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh wonderful. I suppose we can trust Susan Collins to stand up and declare Islam the thuggish religion of criminals and murderers it is. Yeah. Sure. You can probably bet the words Muslim, Islam and terrorism will not pass her lips.


20 posted on 02/03/2011 1:36:41 PM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: NormsRevenge

They need volunteers to help send him to Hell. I’m in the area and can supply my own rifle and ammunition. 7.62X51, 7.62x39 or 5.56x41. Although I’d prefer the detail be armed with .22 LR handguns. It’ll do the job, but it will take while, and possibly multiple volleys.

Testimony at the Art. 32 hearing indicated that last words of the pregnant woman were “My Baby! My Baby”, before she herself bled out, she know her unborn baby had been hit. The baby died as well, but most accounts do not count that death, nor do the charges. The same sort of PC that allowed this to happen in the first place.


21 posted on 02/03/2011 1:36:54 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

NAILED IT!


22 posted on 02/03/2011 1:40:35 PM PST by GraceG
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To: NormsRevenge
LAKIN
23 posted on 02/03/2011 1:41:26 PM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Loud Mime

[ They did the same thing with the terrorist attacks of 9-11; they ignored them. ]

Look up Able Danger...


24 posted on 02/03/2011 1:42:53 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Sacajaweau
The President is going to grant him a pardon...I just know it.

I doubt that, but he might get his sentence commuted to time served. Of course if he does, thousands will not re-enlist or join in the first place. But then again that would be a Good Thing from the Obamites perspective. They were going to cut the number of troops anyway, by something like 27,000, and they could still leave room for their "We won't ask, but you can tell/demonstrate all you want" allies.

25 posted on 02/03/2011 1:43:56 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Sacajaweau
The President is going to grant him a pardon...I just know it.

I doubt that, but he might get his sentence commuted to time served. Of course if he does, thousands will not re-enlist or join in the first place. But then again that would be a Good Thing from the Obamites perspective. They were going to cut the number of troops anyway, by something like 27,000, and they could still leave room for their "We won't ask, but you can tell/demonstrate all you want" allies.

26 posted on 02/03/2011 1:44:01 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

You hit the ball out of the park on the first pitch.


27 posted on 02/03/2011 1:45:35 PM PST by certrtwngnut
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To: The Sons of Liberty; NormsRevenge
The Army has received an assessment from experts on Hasan's mental health and is considering whether he should face court martial and potentially the death penalty.

Now here is a PC minefield.

Diagnose him as mentally disturbed and you are saying that all conservative Muslims are crazy.

Diagnose him as sane and you are saying that conservative Muslims are inherently dangerous mass murders.

28 posted on 02/03/2011 1:46:04 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: The Sons of Liberty

NOT MISSED! - IGNORED IN THE NAME OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS!

Worth repeating


29 posted on 02/03/2011 1:46:14 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: NormsRevenge

If a muslim acts like a nutjob you are not allowed to say a word.

Who ever runs with the campaign slogan NO MORE POLITICAL CORRECTNESS and no more big government; will get my vote and I don’t care if it’s Sam Hill.


30 posted on 02/03/2011 1:53:42 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: NormsRevenge

he’s a moslem, what other clue do they need?

Slather him in pig fat and kill him. Send him off to hell in a big way. (Then round up his family that remains moslem and do the same to them)


31 posted on 02/03/2011 1:55:40 PM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: NormsRevenge

Whenever it comes down to human lives and avoiding political unpopularity, politicians will always choose the latter.


32 posted on 02/03/2011 2:01:42 PM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Add to this Bradley Manning’s little temper tantrum and look what we’ve got.


The army knew of his unfitness for duty as well and were warned not to deploy him.


33 posted on 02/03/2011 2:04:32 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: NormsRevenge

“...sufficient information to have detected Hasan’s radicalization to violent Islamist extremism...”

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What does one do when one detects such change in a muslim colleage at work and whom should it be reported to without getting sued in todays PC society?

I guess that all one can do is say nothing and wait untill the sh*t hit the fan and then mumble: ‘See I told you so’.


34 posted on 02/03/2011 2:09:31 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: NormsRevenge

The left is perfectly willing and happy to sacrifice innocent lives on the altar of political correctness.


35 posted on 02/03/2011 2:28:05 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: GraceG

Newsmax carried several stories on Able Danger.

Newsmax example:

Clinton Lawyers: Mohamed Atta Off-Limits
A year before the 9/11 attacks, Clinton administration lawyers told a group of military intelligence officers that information they had developed on 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta could not be shared with the FBI, saying of Atta himself: “You can’t even touch him - it doesn’t matter what information you have.”


36 posted on 02/03/2011 2:30:28 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine .. now it is your turn..)
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To: NormsRevenge

To the left, the army is evil. They are doing everything they can to reduce its effectiveness. They don’t care about the soldiers who were killed.


37 posted on 02/03/2011 2:37:37 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Missed it?

What Obama didn’t want him doing this?

Give me a break .. Obama did all he could do “not to be rash” and place blame .. remember?

he will be due for a presidential pardon then a medal


38 posted on 02/03/2011 3:23:30 PM PST by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Pontiac

Diagnose him as mentally disturbed and you are saying that all conservative Muslims are crazy.

Diagnose him as sane and you are saying that conservative Muslims are inherently dangerous mass murders.

BOTH ARE TRUE!


39 posted on 02/03/2011 3:46:05 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: NormsRevenge

So did the report mention the fact that Hasan was not reported, or flagged, because of the fear of not being promoted on the accusation of being ‘judgmental’ or discriminatory against a ‘minority’? When an official report comes out stating flat out that those 14 people (13 adults, and one unborn child) died because of political correctness, I’ll pay attention to it.


40 posted on 02/03/2011 4:00:10 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: NormsRevenge

The warning signs were NOT missed. The warning signs were not acted upon because of political correctness and fear of being labeled racist and islamophobic.


41 posted on 02/03/2011 5:17:59 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: NormsRevenge

You got so many people who can barely come up with a coherent reason for being in the Army in the first place then you got the rest who’ll treat everyone there...including the kids who just joined;as if their all out to get them.

So much waste for so many FUBAR dudes who should never have put on the uniform,as for this dude.......didn’t want to deploy,didn’t want to do anything.It is like one of these whiny retards who cry about being deployed even though they just signed up for the college money.

Enjoy your time,enjoy the people you meet and deal with the bad guys.Was never that hard in the first place.


42 posted on 02/03/2011 8:29:15 PM PST by Del Rapier
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To: NormsRevenge


43 posted on 02/04/2011 4:38:55 AM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Is this P.O.S. Hasan ever going to be put on trial? This is a slam-dunk case, and he committed his heinous act fifteen months ago.


44 posted on 02/04/2011 6:32:05 AM PST by jpl ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." - Barack Obama)
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To: chessplayer

Exactly. The military didn’t need a roadmap from the FBI to conclude that this guy was an islamic kook. They just needed the cojones to act on the information they already had. The pussificiation of the US military continues unabated.


45 posted on 02/04/2011 6:50:47 AM PST by littleharbour
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To: jpl

It’s an open question whether Hasan will ever be court-martialed. His renegade JAG attorney can’t delay and stall forever.

Because when Hasan goes on trial, so does his entire chain of command up to and including the Army chief of staff Gen. Casey, who issued the initial report on the massacre with not a single mention of Islam or that Hasan is a Muslim, in seventy five pages. At the same time the POTUS was admonishing the rest of us not to “jump to conclusions” about Islam.

These worthless bloody savages are at war with us. When are we as a people going to wake up?


46 posted on 02/04/2011 7:45:32 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: NormsRevenge
Warning signs missed in Fort Hood killings

And I'm sure the answer will be.....

.....eStrip search machines at the base entrances.

.....And

.....No guns on base.

Yeah, searching and suspecting everyone equally from this day forward will stop the next Jihadist. < / sarc >

Stop with the PC crap and we are light years ahead in the effort to stop these terrorists AND we treat those with no reason to suspect with dignity.

47 posted on 02/04/2011 3:12:47 PM PST by SteamShovel (Beware the RINO-VIRUS...It will kill the TEA Party movement.)
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To: Pontiac

Can we figure out a way to say both?


48 posted on 02/05/2011 5:19:42 PM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: RipSawyer
Can we figure out a way to say both?

Not and be politically correct!

That would be insensitive!

49 posted on 02/07/2011 12:47:26 PM PST by Pontiac
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